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Risalh Salariyyah,

together with poems in praise of Imam Ali, commissioned by Prince Abd al-Husayn Mirza Qajar Farman Farma.

Stock Code 105594

Kerman, Qajar Persia, dated 14 Jumada II 1313 AH (2 December 1895 AD).

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Commission for a qajar prince. An attractive volume comprising the Risalah Salariyyah of 'Isa bin Reza Quli Qajar, known as Majnun, followed by a small section of poetry in praise of Imam Ali with a particular section dedicated to Prince Farman Farman. The poetry latter part of this volume is by the father of 'Isa bin Reza Quli Qajar and contains original material that is likely unrecorded and unpublished.

Single volume, two parts in one, decorated manuscript on green paper, in Farsi, complete, both parts 71 leaves plus additional blanks at front and back, 220 by 138 mm; single, double and four columns, between 16 and 24 lines black naskh script copied in a very elegant hand, headings in red, contemporary pagination to first part, bookplate pasted to first leaf, very clean and crisp condition; contemporary limp red leather, covers ruled in blind, a very clean example.

Provenance

Provenance: Manuscript commissioned at the bequest of Prince Abd al-Husayn Mirza Qajar Farman Farma during his time as Governor of Kerman and Baluchistan (inscription to colophon of manuscript), thence to the Library of Firuz (Prince Abd al-Husayn Mirza Qajar Farman Farma's eldest son, Nusrat al-Dawlah: bookplate to upper pastedown).

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Risalh Salariyyah,

QULI QAJAR, 'Isa bin Reza [known as 'Majnun'].

Stock code: 105594

$2,524.00

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