London, South Kensington
3 April 2009
TWO MANUSCRIPTS ON POETRY AND VERSE, IRAN AND TURKEY, 17TH-18TH CENTURY
Persian manuscript on paper, the first 131ff. with various texts compiled, written in black muhaqqaq and naskh, the largest section with 13ll. of black nasta'liq arranged within red rule, diagonal text to margins, important words highlighted in red, brown morocco binding - folio 8 x 5 1/4in (20.2 x 13.3cm); the second selections from Persian poets with a commentary, missing beginning and end - folio 9 1/4 x 6 1/4in (23.5 x 16cm)
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