Lot 28
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IBRAHIM HAKKI OF ERZURUM, MA'RIFETNAMEH (AN ENCYCLOPAEDIC COMPENDIUM), SIGNED BY HASHIM IBN OSMAN IBN 'ALI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1237 AH/1822 AD |

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8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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10,000 GBP
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Ottoman Turkish manuscript on paper, with watermarks, 325 leaves plus 3 fly-leaves, 35 lines to the page written in naskh in black ink, ruled in gold and red, titles in red, headings in white against a gold ground within a polychrome cartouche, numerous tables and diagrams in gouache heightened with gold, including Mecca and Medina, the solar system, planispheric maps, in brown binding with a central oval stamped medallion, with flap
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