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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    SIX QUR'ANS AND TWO OTHER RELIGIOUS WORKS

    IRAN, TURKEY AND KASHMIR, 15TH-19TH CENTURY

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    SIX QUR'ANS AND TWO OTHER RELIGIOUS WORKS
    IRAN, TURKEY AND KASHMIR, 15TH-19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a Qajar Qur'an, 161ff., with illuminated headpiece, colophon on replaced folio signed and dated AH 1277, the manuscript itself possibly 18th century, in Qajar binding; a 19th century north Indian Qur'an, 256ff., with polychrome illuminated, incomplete, in modern blue binding; a 19th century Dala'il al-khayrat by Sulayman al-Jazuli, with illuminated headpiece and two original illustrations, in original stamped binding; a commentary on the Qur'an, the tafsir of Salih Abu al-Hasan 'Ali Ibrahim, colophon dated AH 818, 129ff., incomplete at beginning, in reddish binding; a 19th century Kashmiri Qur'an, 301ff., in original stamped brown morocco binding; a 19th century Kashmiri Qur'an, 381ff., dated AH 1277, in original floral lacquer binding; a 19th century Qur'an, 367ff., colophon signed, in plain brown morocco binding; a 19th century Qur'an section (juz') on coloured paper, in modern binding


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    Tafsir of Salih Abu al-Hasan 'Ali bin Ibrahim, The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (779)