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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 115

    QAWA'ID AL-ZARKASHI

    SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY

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    QAWA'ID AL-ZARKASHI
    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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    Provenance

    Christie's, 22 November 1984, lot 155