26 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 250
Estimate GBP 250 - GBP 350
NUR AL-DIN 'ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI: SUBHAT AL-ABRAR, TIMURID IRAN, 4 RAMADAN AH 872 (29 MARCH 1468 AD)
Poetry, Persian manuscript on dark cream paper, 104ff. with 15ll. of fine black nasta'liq in two gold-outlined columns, minor titles in red, first folio replacement, final folio with colophon dated 4 Ramadan 876 and signed Qawam al-Din Muhammad known as ... al-Munshi, black morocco binding stamped with the Qajar lion and sun motif- folio 6 x 4in. (15 x 10cm.)
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