London, South Kensington
26 October 2007
'UMAR KHAYYAM: RUB'AYAT AND OTHER WORKS, QAJAR IRAN, SHAWWAL AH 1297 (SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 1880 AD)
Poetry, Persian manuscript on blue paper, 24ff. with 11ll. of black shikasteh in two gold ruled columns, each section with illuminated heading, final folio with colophon dated Shawwal 1297, red morocco binding- folio 7½ x 4¾in. (19 x 12cm.)
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