3 May 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,939
GBP 400 - GBP 600
Kitab fi adab al-sufia l-hawalihim
Levant, circa 14th century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 13ll. of black naskh, headings in larger red script, brown morocco binding with flap - 19.5 x 13.5cm.; sharh qasida al-ghafi ma'ni al-tashmi', 11ff., 17ll. of black naskh, phrases in red, red morocco binding - 21.2 x 14cm.; another, incomplete at start, 21ll. of black naskh, words and phrases in or overlined in red, colophon dated Dhu'l-Qa'da AH 1033/1623 AD and signed by Ahmad b. Bir Ahmad, black morocco binding with medallion and pendants - 25.4 x 17.1cm.; another, on dark and pale buff paper, incomplete at start, 17ll. of black naskh, words and phrases in or overlined in red, some marginal notes, dated Jumada II AH ?(7)92/?1389 AD, brown morocco binding - 18.8 x 13.5cm.
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