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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    SHAYKH MUSLIH AL-DIN SA'DI (D.1292 AD): BUSTAN

    MUGHAL INDIA, DATED MUHARRAM AH 1073/AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 1662 AD

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    SHAYKH MUSLIH AL-DIN SA'DI (D.1292 AD): BUSTAN
    MUGHAL INDIA, DATED MUHARRAM AH 1073/AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 1662 AD
    Poetry, Persian manuscript on paper, 242ff. plus four fly-leaves, each with 9ll. large clear black nasta'liq script in two columns, red and gold ruled intercolumnar divisions and margins, blue outer rule. headings in red, opening bifolio with text in clouds reserved on gold ground, opening illuminated heading, dated colophon on final folio, modern marbled paper covered binding with leather corners and spine
    Text 7.4/8 x 4 1/8in. (18.7 x 10.5cm.); folio 10 x 5 7/8in. (25.6 x 14.6cm.)


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