18 April 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
NORTH AFRICA, 18TH OR 19TH CENTURY
Possibly a Berber copy, Arabic manuscript on paper, 147ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 21ll. of archaic black maghribi script, with red vocalization, yellow and green reading markers, sura headings in elongated yellow kufic script outlined in red and issuing a palmette into the margin, with marginal polychrome roundels as section markers, opening folio with sura headings in polychrome cartouches, with occasional marginal notes, added notes to the end and beginning, in 19th century stamped and gilt morocco binding with flap
Folio 10 ½ x 6 ¾in, (26.5 x 17.2cm.)
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