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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    QUR'AN

    NORTH AFRICA, 18TH OR 19TH CENTURY

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    QUR'AN
    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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