26 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
NIZAMI: HAFT PAYKAR AND KHUSRAU WA SHIRIN, SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY
Poetry, Persian manuscript on cream paper, 345ff. with 15ll. of tiny black nasta'liq arranged in two gold ruled columns with further text written on the diagonal around the main text block, minor titles and phrases in red, opening of each book with illuminated heading, 19th century floral lacquer binding- folio 8.12/4 x 4½in. (21 x 11.5cm.)
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