11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00AMCalender
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Arabic Manuscript on Paper with Persian Commentary.

$861$700
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Arabic Manuscript on Paper with Persian Commentary. 935 AH [1529 CE]. Small format manuscript on paper, 18 leaves, 12 lines per page, title and facing leaf elaborately decorated in gold, blue, and other colors, Arabic text in red ink with interlinear Persian commentary in black ink, nasta'liq script, ornate line decoration between each line of text in green with cobalt blue uprights, within ruled ink borders, bound in tan limp morocco with a contrasting border of dark green leather, morocco doublures, binding worn, sewing broken, some leaves detached, 5 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.
This is a work of Shia theology by Shia Imams.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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