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An illuminated Dala’il al-Khayrat, signed by 'Ali al-Wasfi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1276 AH/1859 AD
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
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An illuminated Dala’il al-Khayrat, signed by 'Ali al-Wasfi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1276 AH/1859 AD
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated Dala’il al-Khayrat, signed by 'Ali al-Wasfi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1276 AH/1859 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 119 leaves plus 2 flyleaves, 9 lines to the page, written in naskh script in black ink, text separation represented by pointed gold roundels, gold and polychrome illuminated opening headpieces, catchwords in red, ruled in gold, black and gold, illustrations of Mecca and Medina, brown morocco binding with gilt-stamped medallions, with flap
21 by 17cm.
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