London, South Kensington
18 April 2016
MUHAMMAD BIN HUSAYN 'ATTAR ZADAH AL-HALABI (D. 1827-28 AD): BULUGH AL-ZAHIR WA AL-NASR AL-BAHIR FI FANN RAMI AL-TUBB WA AL-QUNBURA
OTTOMAN PROVINCES, 19TH CENTURY
A treatise on artillery, Arabic manuscript on paper, 20ff., each folio with 13ll. of black cursive, important words and titles in red, including numerous diagrams, two of canons, colophon with coded date, with catchwords, in re-used stamped morocco binding
Folio 8 ½ x 5 ¾in. (21.4 x 14.8cm.)
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Two other copies of this treatise on artillery sold at Christie's South Kensington, 11 October 2013, lot 776 and 11 April 2014, lot 271.
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