• Art & Textiles of The Islamic  auction at Christies

    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 63

    'IZZ AL-DIN 'ABD AL-SALAM BIN AHMAD BIN GHANIM AL-MUQADDASI (D. 1279 AD): KASHF AL-ASRAR 'AN ISHARAT AL-TUYUR WA AL-AZHAR

    MOROCCO, 18TH CENTURY

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    'IZZ AL-DIN 'ABD AL-SALAM BIN AHMAD BIN GHANIM AL-MUQADDASI (D. 1279 AD): KASHF AL-ASRAR 'AN ISHARAT AL-TUYUR WA AL-AZHAR
    MOROCCO, 18TH CENTURY
    A treatise on birds and flowers, followed by botanical essays, Arabic manuscript on paper, 58ff. plus two fly-leaves, each folio with 20ll. of sepia maghribi, some words in red, titles in larger red or sepia maghribi, blue vocalization in places, catchword, probably added colophon dated AH1123 giving the city of Fez, in modern binding
    Folio 8½ x 6 3/8in. (21.6 x 16.2cm.)


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