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  • The Poems of Nizami,

    NiIZAMI. BINYON, Laurence.
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    Nizami Ganjavi (1141–1209) is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature. This publication is principally about the miniatu...

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  • Varidat-i Mensure we Divan,

    AL-JALWATI, Al-Sayyid Hashim Mustafa Al-Uskudari.
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    Sufi poetry by a follower of the celveti order. Sayyid Hashim Mustafa al-Uskudari al-Jalwati (Hashim Mustafa Uskudari), known as Hashim Baba, was a...

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  • An Ottoman horary quadrant,

    [ISLAMIC QUADRANT].
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    Quadrant with associated calendar. The astrolabic quadrant was particularly popular in Ottoman Turkey, and countless examples survive, mainly for t...

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  • Dala'il al-Khayrat,

    AL-JAZULI, Muhammad ibn Suleyman.
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    Copied in the holy city of Medina. The name referred to in the colophon, Sheikh Ahmad bin Muhammad ein Muhammad Tayyeb al-Maghribi al-Fassi, is lik...

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  • Calligraphic scroll containing excerpts from the Qur'an.

    [QUR'ANIC SCROLL].
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    An attractive calligraphic Qur'anic scroll containing excerpts from the Holy text in stylised forms forming geometric patterns and calligraphic co...

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  • Selections from the Divan and Ghazals,

    HAFEZ SHIRAZI.
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    A charming example of provincial Kashmiri book production presented here in an attractive contemporary Indian stamped binding.Hafez Shirazi (1315-...

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  • Mathnavi.

    RUMI, Jalal al-Din Muhammad.
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    From the Timurid Courts of Persia. A fine Timurid copy of the complete Mathnavi by the revered Sufi Saint Jalal al-din Rumi.This is Rumi's most cel...

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  • Mihr o Mushtari [The Sun and Jupiter].

    TABRIZI, Muhammad 'Assar.
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    With two illuminated miniatures. Sheikh Shams al-Din Muhammad 'Assar Tabrizi was a poet, scholar and mystic of fourteenth-century Persia, and this ...

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  • Majma' al-Tawarikh,

    HAFEZ'I ABRU.
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    Timurid illustrations of Chinese Emperors. These leaves originate from the famous illustrated copy of Hafiz-i Abru's Majma al-Tawarikh ('Universal ...

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  • Tuhfat al-Salawat.

    KASHIFI, Husayn Kamal Al-Din.
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    Inscribed by the author. Kamal al-Din Husayn al-Kashifi was a well known Persian writer on mysticism and preacher who died in Herat in 910 AH (1504...

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  • Folio from an Impressive Ilkhanid Qur'an,

    [QUR'AN].
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    A magnificent example of Ilkhanid Qur'an production with fine calligraphy and elegant marginal ornamentation, likely produced in Persia circa 1350...

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  • The Names of Allah,

    [ISLAMIC MANUSCRIPT].
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    After ahmed karahisari. Ahmed Karahisari was one of the great Ottoman calligraphers of the sixteenth century, whose naskh style was reminiscent of ...

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  • Section from a Qur'an in Maghribi script,

    [QUR'AN].
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    On western laid paper. The watermarks present in this volume are consistent with an example presented by both Briquet (13200) and Heawood (2171), d...

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  • Rare Kashmiri Teaching Qur'an,

    [QUR'AN].
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    Signed Indian binding. Rare example of a north Indian teaching Qur'an in a contemporary signed binding. In most cases, teaching Qur'ans are plain i...

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  • An illustrated folio from the Shahnameh,

    FERDOWSI, Abdul Qasim.
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    Early Shahnameh leaf. Early example of one of the most celebrated texts in persian culture; of great literary importance to the preservation of the...

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  • Dua Alawi Misri,

    [PRAYERBOOK].
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    A very attractive Shi'a prayerbook from Safavid Persia, possibly from Shiraz, containing du'a Alawi Misri in praise of the twelfth Imam Muhammad M...

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  • A fine Ottoman Qur'an,

    [QUR'AN].
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    Exquisite illumination by a named artist. A beautifully illuminated Qur'an, signed in the colophon with the name of the 'tadhhibuh' (illuminator) R...

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  • [An Attractive Indian Qur'an,

    [QUR'AN].
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    Single volume, illuminated manuscript on paper, in Arabic, complete, 318 leaves plus two later free endpapers, 120 x 80 mm; single column, 14 line...

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