Lot 23
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An illuminated Dala’il al-Khayrat, signed by 'Abd al-Qadir al-Zihni, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1192 AH/1778 AD

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4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Description

  • Ink on paper
Arabic manuscript on paper, 176 leaves plus 2 flyleaves, 11 lines to the page, written in naskh script in black ink, text separations represented by pointed gold roundels, 2 illuminated floral headpieces, catchwords, ruled in blue, black and gold, double page illustration of Mecca and Medina, brown morocco binding with gilt-stamped medallions and scroll work borders, with flap
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