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NINE PERSIAN LITERARY WORKS

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Estimate: £3,500 - £5,000
ca. US$5,009 - US$7,157
Price realised:  £3,500
ca. US$5,009
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NINE PERSIAN LITERARY WORKS
IRAN, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY
NINE PERSIAN LITERARY WORKS IRAN, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY Comprising a concertina-bound section from an epic, 22ff., with 22 Qajar folk illustrations, in plain black morocco binding; a fine Safavid 16th or 17th century diwan , 138ff., incomplete at beginning, in very good 18th century Ottoman binding with gilt and tooled decoration; Shaykh Sa'di's Kitab tuhfat al-husaniya fi al-tawhid , 45ff., colophon signed and dated Rajab AH 1288, copied in Isfahan, in original stamped soft morocco binding; An 18th century Persian diwan , 182ff., in marbled paper covered binding; a 17th century copy of Anwari's Diwan , 137ff., incomplete, in stamped morocco binding; a Qajar diwan in praises of various state figures, 57ff., possibly copied in Tehran, in soft morocco binding; Bahr al-ma'ani , a diwan of sufi literature, 19th century, 280ff., in stamped soft morocco binding; a Persian diwan , 58ff., in modern binding; and a large Persian work, 18th century, 267ff., in stamped brown 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