London, South Kensington
26 October 2007
DALA'IL AL-KHAYRAT BY AL-JAZULI, AH 1147 (1734-5 AD)
Prayers in honour of the Prophet Muhammad, Arabic manuscript on paper, 106ff. with 9ll. of black naskh, text highlighted with gold, two miniatures of the Haram al-Sharif in Mecca and the Haram al-Nabawi in Medina in gouache and gold, two illuminated headings, some words in magenta, final folio with colophon signed by the scribe Mustafa al-Bursawi and dated 1(1)47 (one digit erased), tan morocco binding wiht flap with tooled medallions-17 x 11 cm.
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