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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    SHAYKH AL-IMAM ABU AL-HASSAN 'ALI BIN AHMAD AL-WAHIDI AL-NISHAPURI (D. 1067 AD): SHARH DIWAN ABI AL-TAYYIB AL-MUTANABBI

    SAFAVID IRAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    SHAYKH AL-IMAM ABU AL-HASSAN 'ALI BIN AHMAD AL-WAHIDI AL-NISHAPURI (D. 1067 AD): SHARH DIWAN ABI AL-TAYYIB AL-MUTANABBI
    SAFAVID IRAN, 18TH CENTURY
    A commentary on the Diwan of al-Mutanabbi, Arabic manuscript on paper, 184ff., each with 31ll. of small black naskh script, lines of the Diwan in red, occasional words and phrases in larger black script, occasional marginal notes, catchwords, black morocco binding, doublures covered with Qajar printed leaves
    Folio 9 3/8 x 5 3/8in. (23.7 x 13.6cm.)


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    'Ali bin Ahmad bin Muhammad bin 'Ali bin Mattuya, Abu al-Hasan al-Wahidi was a scholar and mufassir from Nishapur. He composed a number of works on tafsir, as well other works on literature, including this commentary of Al-Mutannabi's Diwan (Al-Zerekly, Al-A'lam, Biographical Dictionary, Beirut, 2007, vol. IV, p.255). For copies of al-Mutannabi's diwan, see lot 68 and lot 69 in this sale.

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    The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (818)