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Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Javaher-e Maknooneh (Hidden Jewel).

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3176B
Lot:
67
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Javaher-e Maknooneh (Hidden Jewel). Small octavo format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black ink with red diacritical marks, approximately twenty lines per page, brown goatskin with pink leather pastedowns, approximately 175 leaves, 8 1/8 x 5 in.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

Book design, Book formats, Diacritic, Goatskin, Manuscript, Octavo, Publishing, Textual criticism, Textual scholarship, Writing

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