18 April 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
SIGNED IBN MUHAMMAD SA'ID MUHAMMAD, QAJAR IRAN, DATED TUESDAY 24 SHAWWAL AH 1228/20 OCTOBER 1813 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 306ff., each folio with 11ll. of black naskh script, with Persian interlinear translation in red nasta'liq script, sura headings in large red thuluth script, text within red and blue rules, with marginal markers in red thuluth script, catchwords, opening bifolio with two illuminated headpieces, colophon signed and dated, with later added notes, in brown stamped morocco binding
Text panel 8 ½ x 5 ¼in. (21.8 x 13.3cm.); folio 11 5/8 x 7 ¾in. (29.6 x 19.7cm.)
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