Lot 32
  • 32

Kamal al-Din al-Hasan ibn 'Ali ibn al-Hasan al-Farisi, Kitab tanqih al-manazir li dhawi al-absar wa’l-basair ('The Book of Correction of Optics for those who have Sight and Mind'), autograph copy, Persia, probably Tabriz, dated 708 AH/1309 AD

250,000 - 350,000 GBP
549,000 GBP
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Arabic manuscript on paper, 321 leaves plus 1 fly-leaf, 27 lines to the page written in naskh in black ink, titles in red, f.3b with an anatomical drawing of the eye, several added pages with notes in black and red naskh, copious diagrams throughout the manuscript, all in red ink, in red morocco binding with stamped gilt medallion, with flap