• Sale 2581

    Art & Textiles of The Islamic & Indian Worlds Including Works From The Collection of The Late Simon Digby

    7 October 2011, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 60

    ABU HAMID AL-GHAZALI (D. 1111 AD): KITAB NASIHAT AL-MULUK

    MOROCCO, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    ABU HAMID AL-GHAZALI (D. 1111 AD): KITAB NASIHAT AL-MULUK
    MOROCCO, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The Book of Counsel for Kings, a manual of advice for rulers, ministers and wise people by this renowned philosopher and mystic, Arabic manuscript on paper. 98ff. plus 14 fly-leaves, each folio with 18ll. of sepia maghribi, with red and green rules, titles in larger red or black maghribi, catchwords, illuminated heading, the opening folio with later notes with date of AH 1151, in brown morocco
    Text panel 6¾ x 4¼in. (16.8 x 10.7cm.); folio 9 1/8 x 6½in. (23.2 x 16.5cm.)


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