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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 30

    THE POETRY OF NUR AL-DIN 'ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI (D. 1492 AD)

    SAFAVID IRAN, DATED AH 912/1506-07 AD

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    THE POETRY OF NUR AL-DIN 'ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI (D. 1492 AD)
    SAFAVID IRAN, DATED AH 912/1506-07 AD
    Poetry, Persian manuscript on gold-speckled paper, 227ff., two fly-leaves, 16ll. of black nasta'liq to the page arranged in one or two columns between illuminated panels and gold and black rules, text within gold and polychrome frame, with two illuminated headpieces, catchwords, later pagination, two Qajar double-page illustrations, colophon of Chapter I dated, Chapter II incomplete at end, in fine Safavid gilt stamped binding
    Text panel 6 7/8 x 3 ¾in. (17.4 x 9.6cm.); folio 12 1/8 x 7 1/8in. (30.5 x 18cm.)


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