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Image Islamic Arabic 1154

A Persian manuscript from the eighteenth century, comprising three texts: a treatise on prosody wtih circular metre diagrams; an unidentified poem; and a text on poetic symbolism for Sufi poets ...




Image Islamic Arabic 1181

Persian text of a treatise on Sufi Islamic Spirituality (apparently), copied by a named Ottoman scribe. Gilded frontispiece and borders.




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Image Islamic Arabic 1317

A Persian 'Life of the Prophet', dated to 1438 C.E., written by a named scribe. Contains illustrated title page and headpiece.




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Image Islamic Arabic 152

A Turkish manuscript from the nineteenth century, containing an autograph in Turkish naskhī. Headpieces with floral motifs and gold borderlines.




Image Islamic Arabic 1563

A very early fragmentay Qur'an, written in kufic script, dated to the eighth or ninth century. Contains notes and diacritical marks added by a later hand.




Image Islamic Arabic 1572

A very early fragmentary Qur'an, written in kufic script. Recently redated as possibly end seventh century, and as old as the oldest Yemeni manuscripts. The pages have been wrongly folded, ...




Image Islamic Arabic 1651

Luxuriously-illustrated Persian manuscript from the sixteenth century. The text of an Arabic poem with a Persian interlinear translation, prepared and presented with extraordinary care and elaboration, with decoration in gold, ...




Image Islamic Arabic 2000

A complete Qur'an from Persia, written in the 18th century. Illuminated headpieces and ornamented borderframes throughout.




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Image Islamic Arabic 571

An Ottoman manuscript from the seventeenth century. Contains an anonymous astrological calendar for 1645 C.E. Red rulings, decorative headings, illustrations and tables in red, green, yellow and blue ink.




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