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Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006-1088) Persian Manuscript.

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3012T
Lot:
1116
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006-1088) Persian Manuscript. 1233 AH [1818 CE]. Persian manuscript on paper, small quarto format, 27 leaves, 7 lines per page, text written in two diagonal columns, making a herringbone pattern in nasta'liq script, black ink, with decorated corner pieces at beginning and end, each page within a blue, red, and gold border, highlighted words in blue ink, bound in contemporary limp blind-tooled red morocco, 5 7/8 x 4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Ansari, Atharis, Islam, Khawaja, Khwaja Abdullah Ansari, Linguistics, Nastaʿlīq script, Sociolinguistics

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