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Auction: Auction 26.04.1994
was auctioned on: 26 April 1994
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Mirkhwand Muhammad b Amir Burhan al-Din Khawand Shah (d.AH 903/1497-8 AD): Raudat al-Safa (two volumes)

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Estimate: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,186 - US$1,780
Price realised:  £690
ca. US$1,023
Lot number 66, Views: 9

Mirkhwand Muhammad b Amir Burhan al-Din Khawand Shah (d.AH 903/1497-8 AD): Raudat al-Safa (two volumes) Safavid Persia, probably Herat, early 16th century a well-known work of general history, Persian manuscript on buff paper, 467ff. plus two flyleaves, each with 31ll. of fine black naskh , gold margin between black rules, blue outer rule, occasional words in red or overlined in red, (some staining and smudging, some damages and repairs to page edges, first and last pages replaced), illuminated heading at start of volume II, plain black morocco binding folio 12½ x 8½in. (31.8 x 21.7cm.) text 9¼ x 6in. (23.5 x 15.2cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 26.04.1994
Date of the auction: 26 Apr 1994
Address: Christie's
London, King Street