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Arabic Manuscript, Debate on the Existence of God.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
147
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

Arabic Manuscript, Debate on the Existence of God. 1233 AH [1818 CE]. Octavo format Arabic manuscript on paper in black ink, in an elegant and delicate nasta'liq script with artful diagonal marginal annotations, underlinings in red, 54 leaves, incomplete, the text begins mid-section, 19 lines per page, modern half leather, contents clean, 8 x 5 in.
Estimate $750-950


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Keywords

Arabic script, Book arts, Calligraphy, Islamic calligraphy, Manuscript, Nastaʿlīq script, Penmanship, Publishing, Ta'liq, Textual scholarship, Typesetting, Writing

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