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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 189

    QADI 'IYYAD BIN MUSA (D. 1149 AD): KITAB AL-SHIFA BI TA'RIF HUQUQ MUSTAFA

    OTTOMAN TURKEY OR PROVINCES, MID-19TH CENTURY

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    QADI 'IYYAD BIN MUSA (D. 1149 AD): KITAB AL-SHIFA BI TA'RIF HUQUQ MUSTAFA
    OTTOMAN TURKEY OR PROVINCES, MID-19TH CENTURY
    A renowned and popular work on the virtues of the Prophet Muhammad, Arabic manuscript on paper, 469ff. plus two fly-leaves, each folio with 18ll. of black naskh script, titles and important words in red, with catchwords, opening folio with rococo headpiece in gold and polychrome with gold floral margins, colophon in another hand and possibly added later stating that the manuscript was copied in the Prophet's Mosque at Medina in AH 1276 by 'Abdullah al-Zuhdi, with owner's seal impression, later added notes, in contemporaneous gilt brown morocco binding
    Folio 8 ¼ x 4 5/8in. (20.8 x 11.8cm.)


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