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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 80

    THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS

    QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS
    QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 350ff. plus two fly-leaves, each with 15ll. black nasta'liq script, headings and occasional words in red, some phrases in black thuluth script, catchwords, occasional marginal notes, final 34ff. in a different hand, red buckram binding with gold-tooled dark green leather corners and spine, final doublure embossed in gold 'Yusuf Sahaf 'Ali'
    Folio 12 x 8 ¼in. (30.6 x 20.8cm.)


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