SHARAF AL-DIN ABU 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD B. HASSAN AL-BUSIRI (D.1296-97 AD), QASIDA AL-BURDA, PERSIA, SAFAVID, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
SHARAF AL-DIN ABU 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD B. HASSAN AL-BUSIRI (D.1296-97 AD), QASIDA AL-BURDA, PERSIA, SAFAVID, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
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SHARAF AL-DIN ABU 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD B. HASSAN AL-BUSIRI (D.1296-97 AD), QASIDA AL-BURDA, PERSIA, SAFAVID, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

SHARAF AL-DIN ABU 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD B. HASSAN AL-BUSIRI (D.1296-97 AD), QASIDA AL-BURDA, PERSIA, SAFAVID, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:25,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

SHARAF AL-DIN ABU 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD B. HASSAN AL-BUSIRI (D.1296-97 AD), QASIDA AL-BURDA, PERSIA, SAFAVID, EARLY 18TH CENTURY


Arabic manuscript on thick blue paper, 28 leaves plus 4 fly-leaves, 7 lines to the page, the first, middle and last written in black or gold thuluth, the intervening lines in neat black naskh, ruled in gold, black and red, f.1b with a polychrome and gold headpiece (‘unwan), in European binding


text panel: 13.5 by 8.4cm.

leaf: 22 by 13cm.

Condition Report

In fair condition, the margins and text panels have suffered from dump and humidity, stains and rubbing, various losses to the illumination and occasionally text, possibly incomplete, holes, as viewed.


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