• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 256

    SHARH AL-FIR BIN MALIK, POSSIBLY SYRIA, DATED FRIDAY 24TH JUMADA II 950AH/MONDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 1543AD AND AN EARLY TEXT ON GRAMMAR, UNSIGNED, UNDATED

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    SHARH AL-FIR BIN MALIK, POSSIBLY SYRIA, DATED FRIDAY 24TH JUMADA II 950AH/MONDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 1543AD AND AN EARLY TEXT ON GRAMMAR, UNSIGNED, UNDATED
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 179ff. with 19ll. of black naskh, sections underlined in red, numerous seals, in plain brown morocco binding - folio 7 1/2 x 5 1/4in (19 x 13.4cm); Arabic manuscript on paper, 195ff. purple cover - folio 9 3/4 x 6 1/2in (24.8 x 16.5cm) (2)


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