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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    THIRTEEN RELIGIOUS WORKS

    NORTH AFRICA AND OTTOMAN PROVINCES, 17TH-19TH CENTURY

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    THIRTEEN RELIGIOUS WORKS
    NORTH AFRICA AND OTTOMAN PROVINCES, 17TH-19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a Moroccan Dala'il al-Khayrat of Sulayman al-Jazuli, in Arabic, 118ff., with two original illustrations, in original stamped morocco binding with flap; and another, followed by Busiri's Qasidat al-Burda, 217ff., with two illustrations, incomplete, in damaged brown morocco binding; and another, 273ff., with two illustrations, in original gilt reddish morocco binding; and another small copy dated AH 1200, in original gilt reddish morocco binding; and another, 305ff., with two illustrations, in gilt reddish morocco binding; an Ottoman Turkish Dala'il al-Khayrat, with two illustrations, dated AH 1265, in gilt morocco binding; an 18th century Ottoman law treatise on matters relating to Prayers signed Hasan bin Hasan al-Hafiz, in Arabic, 34ff., with fine illuminated headpiece, in original brown and green gilt binding; a 17th or18th century Ottoman prayer book in Arabic and Turkish, in fine naskh script, with illuminated headpiece; modern binding; an Ottoman commentary on prayers, 150ff., signed 'Abd al-Rahman Pasha and dated AH 1119, in stamped morocco binding; a Qajar commentary on the Qur'an in Arabic, 271ff., signed and dated AH 1248, with H. Kevorkian's hand written notes and Iranian export stamp, in black stamped morocco binding; an Ottoman prayer book in Arabic and Turkish, Muniyyat al-musalli fi ghuniyat al-mubtadi, 188ff., in paper-covered binding; a 17th century Ottoman commentary on fiqh and jurists, majma' al-damanat, 120ff., with very fine illuminated headpiece and original stamped binding; and a fine 19th century Ottoman prayer book with hilyehs, text arranged in variously shaped panels, in original gilt brown morocco binding


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    Provenance

    The small Dala'il al-Khayrat: acquired Sotheby's, 10 October 1988, lot 218/2
    The Qajar commentary on the Qur'an: The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (1137)