Lot n° 45
6000 - 8000
Abu 'Ali Muhammad bin Muhammad al-Bal'ami (d. 974) : Tarjamah-i Tarikh-i Tabari
signed by 'Inayatullah bin Nurullah bin Shaykh 'Abdullah, Turkey, Ottoman art, dated: 1 Rajab 940 / 16 January 1534
Manuscript in Persian and Arabic on paper, 560 ff. plus 3 endpapers. 25 ll. per page, written in black ink, in naskh. Shamsa inscribed on f. 1r, mentioning that the manuscript was part of the collection of Sultan Soleiman (r.1520-66). Chapters (fasl) and sentences in Arabic in polychrome and gold. Foliation in red. Illuminated double-frontispiece. Colophon at the end of the text. Restored. Binding in stamped black leather.
Text : 16.5 x 9 cm ; 25.5 x 15.5 cm
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