Levant, AH 1248/1832 AD
a treatise on Arabic syntax, Arabic manuscript on paper, 230ff. as numbered, 20ll. black naskh, words and phrases in or overlined in red, marginal notes, tan European binding - 25.5 x 17cm.; Qur'an, printed, 16ll., interlinear Persian translation, gold tooled brown morocco binding - 31 x 22.5cm.; lutf al-khabir, 17ll., words in red, marginal notes, green buckram binding - 26.4 x 18cm.; tutinameh, 13ll., words in red, red and blue ruled margins, dated AH 1207/1792 AD, no covers - 21.5 x 13cm.; Jami'al-Qawanin, Persian manuscript, 15ll., words and phrases in or overlined in red,, 18th century, brown morocco binding, label on doublure reading: Le Ch. Ferrao de Castelbranco, 70 Avenue de Champs Elysees - 22.4 x 13cm.; gulistan of Sadi, 13ll., inscribed at start: Dear ........, This work is sent you by your old Munshee Golaum Russool, yours ?sincerely ...... ..... 6 March 1796, red morocco binding - 22.7 x 15.5cm.; sihr-i halal, the love story of Prince Jam and Princess Gul by Ahli of Shiraz, 11ll., in two columns, headings in red, dated AH 1260/1844 AD, marbled paper covered boards - 23.5 x 14.6cm.; bada'i al-akbar, 16ll. in two columns, dated AH 1277/1860 AD, marbled paper covered boards - 24 x 16cm.; another, 25ll., later illustrations, black morocco binding - 21.5 x 15.5cm.; and another, 21ll., words and phrases in red, brown leather wrapper - 22 x 17cm.
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