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A LARGE COLLECTION OF WORKS ON ISLAMIC LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE...

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Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$11,451 - US$17,176
Price realised:  £8,125
ca. US$11,630
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A LARGE COLLECTION OF WORKS ON ISLAMIC LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE
A LARGE COLLECTION OF WORKS ON ISLAMIC LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE Comprising A north Indian manual on fiqh in Arabic and Persian, 354ff., colophon dated AH 1141, in 19th century black and red binding A 17th century Safavid treatise on Imami fiqh , by Abu 'Abdullah Muhammad bin Makki, 267ff., with H. Kevorkian's hand written notes, in cloth covered binding A collection of religious treatises, 145ff., some sections in fine hand, one colophon dated AH 978, with H. Kevorkian's hand written notes, in plain brown morocco binding A 17th/18h century treatise on Shi'i fiqh , Al- nujum al-zahira , 136ff., on blue paper, with Iranian export stamps, in soft brown binding 288ff. A work on marriage law by 'Ali bin Sayf bin Muhammad 'Ali al-Husayni, starting with kitab al-nikah , 288ff., with later added date of AH 812, in 18th century stamped binding A Persian treatise on fiqh ja'fari , 220ff., in various hands, with Iranian export stamps, H. Kevorkian's hand written notes, in black stamped binding A central Asian treatise on fiqh , Amdad fi sharh irshad , 225ff., probably 19th century, in original stamped binding A Qajar manual on shi'i fiqh , 262ff., colophon dated AH 1239, with Iranian export stamps, in Qajar floral binding A 17th century Persian commentary on a work by Imam Sayf al-Din al-Abhari, on fiqh, 253ff., with Iranian export, ex H. Kevorkian Collection (1171), in black morocco binding A compendium on sunni fiqh , possibly by 'Abd al-'Ali bin Muhammad bin al-Husayn bin Jandab, Central Asia, 18th century, 704ff. ex H. Kevorkian Collection (1100/640), in stamped binding An Arabic work on fiqh , Central Asia, 19th century, 184ff., in damaged marbled paper covered binding A commentary on Shi'i fiqh by 'Abbas bin Hasan bin 'Abbas bin Muhammad 'Ali al-Balaghi al-Najafi, 399ff., colophon signed and dated AH 1108, in gilt and stamped binding An abridged work on fiqh , kitab mukhtasar , Iran, 18th century, 303ff., incomplete at end, with Iranian export stamp, in brown morocco binding Kitab Arshad al-Adhan , a treatise on Shi'i fiqh , Iran, 18th century, 256ff., ex H. Kevorkian Collection, in modern binding A Manual on fiqh , Iran, 18th/19th century, 222ff., colophon with date of AH 983, with Iranian export stamp, in plain morocco binding Al-hada'iq al-nazira fi ahkam al-'atra al-tahira , on fiqh , Iran, 19th century, 242ff., in modern binding Kitab thawab al-a'mal wa 'aqab al-a'mal , on fiqh , 146ff., dated AH 1018, with Iranian export stamp, ex H. Kevorkian Collection (1146), in black stamped morocco binding A collection of traditions of the Prophet, Iran, 365ff., colophon signed and dated AH 1063, with Iranian export stamp, in fine stamped morocco binding A printed book of a work on fiqh , by Abu al-Qasim bin al-Hasan al-Jilani, Iran, 165ff., composed in AH 1205 and printed in AH 1287, in black binding Vol. II of Kitab al-istibsar fi ma ikhtalafa min al-akhbar , on fiqh , Iran, 205ff., colophon dated AH 1063, in modern binding Vol. I of Furud al-Kafi of Abu Ja'far Muhammad bin Ya'qub al-Jilani, Iran, 18th/19th century, 335ff., ex H. Kevorkian Collection (1148), in original stamped morocco binding An Ottoman treatise on fiqh and logic, 32ff., dated AH 1185 and signed, without binding A printed book of Kitab masa'il al-khilaf by Abu Ja'far Muhammad bin al-Hasan bin 'Ali al-Tusi, Iran, 271ff., printed in AH 1320, in original morocco binding

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection
Date of the auction: 18 Apr 2016
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington