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Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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

Description:

Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing. Octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, seventeen lines per page, text in black ink with marks in red, limp tan goatskin binding with red goatskin spine, approximately 120 leaves, some paper repairs, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Avicenna, Book, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Goatskin, Graphic design, Paper art, Print production, Printing, Publishing, Visual arts

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