London, South Kensington
21 October 2016
MUHAMMAD BIN SULAYMAN AL-JAZULI (D. 1465 AD): DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT
BY HAFIZ 'UTHMAN QAYESH ZADEH, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1305/1887-88 AD
Lithographic copy of an Arabic manuscript, 94ff., two fly-leaves, 11ll. of black naskh to the page, text within gold frame, with gold markers, with illuminated cartouches, illuminated opening, two hand-coloured illustrations of Mecca and Medina, colophon dated and with name of scribe, paginated, in original gilt red binding
Text panel 4 ¾ x 2 ¾in. (11.9 x 6.8cm.); folio 7 1/8 x 4 7/8in. (18.2 x 12.2cm.)
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