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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 205

    QUTB AL-DIN MUHAMMAD BIN AHMAD AL-MAKKI AL-HANAFI (D. 1572-73 AD): AL-A'LAM BI I'LAM BALAD ALLAH AL-HARAM

    OTTOMAN PROVINCES, PROBABLY ARABIA, 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY

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    QUTB AL-DIN MUHAMMAD BIN AHMAD AL-MAKKI AL-HANAFI (D. 1572-73 AD): AL-A'LAM BI I'LAM BALAD ALLAH AL-HARAM
    OTTOMAN PROVINCES, PROBABLY ARABIA, 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY
    A history of Mecca dedicated to Sultan Murad III, Arabic manuscript on buff paper, 225ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 21ll. of black cursive script, titles, important words picked out in red, occasional words highlighted in red, first 46ff. on polished paper, followed by 10ff. replaced with later 19th century paper, the rest of the manuscript on unburnished paper, with catchwords, in modern stamped binding
    Folio 7 ½ x 5 3/8in. (19.3 x 13.5cm.)


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