16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
TWO VOLUMES OF A LATE OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
Arabic manuscript on paper, each vol. approx. 500ff. with 6ll. of bold black naskh within cloudbands on a gold ground, within gold border, within painted floral card covers - folio 12 1/2 x 7 7/8in (32 x 19.8cm)
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