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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    YA'QUB BIN SAYYID 'ALI BURSAWI: KITAB AL-FAWA'ID AL-SHAHIYA WA AL-KUNUZ AL-MUKHFIYA AL-KASHIFA 'AN AL-DU' WA AL-ASBAH

    OTTOMAN PROVINCES, POSSIBLY ARABIA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

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    YA'QUB BIN SAYYID 'ALI BURSAWI: KITAB AL-FAWA'ID AL-SHAHIYA WA AL-KUNUZ AL-MUKHFIYA AL-KASHIFA 'AN AL-DU' WA AL-ASBAH
    OTTOMAN PROVINCES, POSSIBLY ARABIA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
    A linguistic commentary, Arabic manuscript on cream and coloured paper, 40ff., two fly-leaves, 27ll. of black cursive to the page, some phrases overlined in red, with copious marginal notes, colophon probably added stating that it was copied in al-Ihsa', in soft black morocco
    Folio 7 5/8 x 4 ¾in. (19.4 x 12.3cm.)


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