Lot 11
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TWO RARE WORKS ON ASTRONOMY IN ONE VOLUME: KITAB MAFATIH AL-QADA ('KEYS OF SOLUTION'), DATED 694 AH/1294-95 AD; ABU’L-HASAN KUSHYAR IBN LABBAN AL-JABALI (D. CIRCA 1030 AD), MAJMA’ AL-USUL FI AHKAM AL-NUJUM, PERSIA, DATED 695 AH/1295-96 AD

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50,000 - 70,000 GBP
Sold
62,500 GBP
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Description

Persian and Arabic manuscript on paper, 98 leaves plus 1 fly-leaf, 21 lines to the page written in black naskh, titles, chapter headings and significant words in thick red ink, several diagrams and tables throughout in black and red, in brown leather binding with a central stamped medallion decorated with interlacing geometrical motifs
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