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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 102

    NINE PERSIAN LITERARY WORKS

    IRAN, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY

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    NINE PERSIAN LITERARY WORKS
    IRAN, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a concertina-bound section from an epic, 22ff., with 22 Qajar folk illustrations, in plain black morocco binding; a fine Safavid 16th or 17th century diwan, 138ff., incomplete at beginning, in very good 18th century Ottoman binding with gilt and tooled decoration; Shaykh Sa'di's Kitab tuhfat al-husaniya fi al-tawhid, 45ff., colophon signed and dated Rajab AH 1288, copied in Isfahan, in original stamped soft morocco binding; An 18th century Persian diwan, 182ff., in marbled paper covered binding; a 17th century copy of Anwari's Diwan, 137ff., incomplete, in stamped morocco binding; a Qajar diwan in praises of various state figures, 57ff., possibly copied in Tehran, in soft morocco binding; Bahr al-ma'ani, a diwan of sufi literature, 19th century, 280ff., in stamped soft morocco binding; a Persian diwan, 58ff., in modern binding; and a large Persian work, 18th century, 267ff., in stamped brown morocco binding


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