18 April 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY
A treatise on Sunni jurisprudence, Arabic manuscript on paper, 250ff.plus three fly-leaves, each with 25ll. black or dark brown naskh script, headings, words and phrases in or overlined in red, occasional marginal notes, catchwords, opening fly-leaves with table of contents, opening folio with heading in larger black and red naskh script, also with ownership inscriptions dated AH 1108, final folio signed by Muhammad bin Muhammad bin Muhammad bin Musa al-'Adawi al-Sha'fi, brown morocco binding and flap with stamped central medallion, paper covered doublures
Folio 10 ½ x 7in. ( 26.5 x 18cm.)
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