London, South Kensington
18 April 2016
A MANUAL ON MEDICINE
MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
Persian manuscript on beige or yellow paper, 176ff. plus one fly-leaf, each with 21ll. black nasta'liq script, words in or overlined in red, a few marginal notes, catchwords, purple buckram binding with gold-tooled red morocco spine and corners, paper covered doublures with gold stamped ownership mark of Yusuf Sahaf 'Ali
Folio 11 ½ x 6 ¾in. (29.2 x 17cm.)
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Ownership seal impressions of Ghalib al-Dawla with date AH 1202/1804 AD and of Muhammad 'Ali Khan Bahadur with date AH 1219/1801 AD.
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