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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 78

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

    NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

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    SHAYKH MUSLIH AL-DIN SA'DI (D.1292 AD): BUSTAN
    NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 145ff. plus two fly-leaves, each with 15ll. black nasta'liq script in two columns in panel bordered by gold and coloured rules, red intercolumnar divisions, blue ruled outer margin, headings in red, opening folio with heading on gold panel, with eight illustrations painted in gouache heightened with gold, brown morocco binding with stamped gold medallions
    Text panel 6 5/8 x 3in. (16.8 x 7.8cm.); folio 9 1/8 x 5in. (23.3 x 12.8cm.)


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