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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 50

    THIRTEEN RELIGIOUS WORKS

    IRAN, INDIA AND OTTOMAN PROVINCES, 17TH-19TH CENTURY

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    THIRTEEN RELIGIOUS WORKS
    IRAN, INDIA AND OTTOMAN PROVINCES, 17TH-19TH CENTURY
    Comprising an illuminated 19th century Mughal prayer book, du'a hizb al-bahr, 33ff., in modern binding; a 19th century Indian or Afghan religious manual, Targhib al-Salwa, 318ff., colophon signed, in original green stamped morocco binding; a provincial Ottoman work on sufism, Al-fawa'id al-mustajadat fi mulakhkhas 'ulum al-futuhat, 256ff., incomplete at beginning, in pink paper covered binding; an Ottoman religious manual, sharh tawali' al-anwar min matali' al-antar, 6ff., colophon dated AH 1118, in black binding; an Ottoman religious work, Hizb al-akbar, 8ff., in purple paper binding; a Qajar diwan on coloured paper, 30ff., colophon dated AH 1269, in soft morocco binding; a religious work by Ibn al-Qasim al-Husayni al-Rashti, Kitab al-usul, followed by other treatises, 220ff., with H. Kevorkian Collection label (997), in morocco binding; an unidentified 19th century Qajar work, 212ff., incomplete at beginning, without binding; a treatise on Shi'a doctrine, Iran or India, 18th century, 94ff., in plain black morocco; a treatise on hadith, Persian provinces, 19th century, 367ff, in original stamped morocco; a religious work, Sharh al-aqa'id al-'adudiya by Muhammad bin As'ad al-Dawani, probably Afghanistan, 352ff., colophon dated AH 1279, in fine original lacquered stamped binding; and a Safavid collection of works on prayers, 16th/17th century, 443ff., with Iranian export stamps, in damaged lacquer binding; a fragmentary 17th century Persian treatise, 16ff. without binding


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    Provenance

    Kitab al-usul: The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (997); acquired Sotheby's, 18 April 1983, lot 52/11
    Treatise on Shi'a doctrine: acquired Sotheby's, 18 July 1978, lot 300