Les quarante proverbes du prophète

Lot 42
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Les quarante proverbes du prophète
Probably Herat, late 15th-early 16th century Arabic and Persian manuscript on paper, 4 ff. and 6 ff. of endpapers, inscribed in black ink, f 1. inscribed with 10 ll. of nast'aliq framed with a gold ribbon surmounted by a blue and gold illuminated panel, the other three with 3 ll. of a larger nast'aliq alternating with two registers of 4 ll. at an angle. Last f. ends with the name: 'Abd (Solta)n 'Ali (traces of covers in the middle). Bound in brown morocco stamped in gold. Mottling, some retouching on the illuminations. Text: 14.4 x 7.1 cm; Page: 20 x 13 cm
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