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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 49

    NINE QUR'ANS, QUR'ANIC COMMENTARIES AND OTHER RELIGIOUS TEXTS

    IRAN, TURKEY AND INDIA, 17TH-19TH CENTURY

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    NINE QUR'ANS, QUR'ANIC COMMENTARIES AND OTHER RELIGIOUS TEXTS
    IRAN, TURKEY AND INDIA, 17TH-19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a Safavid linguistic commentary on the Qur'an, Arabic manuscript, 191ff., colophon signed and dated AH 979, in plain morocco binding; a Safavid tafsir, 235ff., incomplete, in red stamped morocco binding; A 19th century Kashmiri Qur'an, incomplete at beginning, with illuminated bifolios, in loose morocco binding; a small printed Qajar Qur'an with fine illuminated bifolio, 175ff., in damaged red binding; a short Chinese Qur'an section, 24ff., without binding; a 19th century Ottoman tafsir, 110ff., in various hands, in black European binding; a large 17th century Persian tafsir, incomplete, 261ff., in plain binding; a large 19th century Central Asian Qur'an, 358ff., damaged at beginning, in original stamped brown morocco binding; and a Mughal tafsir, Arabic and Persian manuscript, 318ff., in modern red binding;


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