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Persian Manuscript on Paper, Kitab al-Salatin , 1070 AH [1659 CE].

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3176B
Lot:
207
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Kitab al-Salatin, 1070 AH [1659 CE]. Large octavo-format manuscript on paper, fine calligraphy in black and red throughout, a courtesy book written for the instruction of royalty, fine nastaliq script, contemporary full deep orange morocco, approximately 150 pages, some water stains, 10 x 6 in.
Estimate $500-600


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Keywords

Calligraphy, Islamic calligraphy, Manuscript, Nastaʿlīq script, Persian calligraphy, Persian orthography, Publishing, Visual arts, Writing

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