AL-JAZULI, Muhammad ibn Suleyman.
A collection of Sunni devotional prayers for the Prophet Muhammad. Copied by Muhammad Mustafa Sali'allah for the venerable Mustafa bin Hussays Effendi.
Illuminated manuscript on polished paper, in Arabic, 83 leaves (plus a contemporary endleaf at front), complete, 170 by 115 mm.; single column, 11 lines black naskh, with some headings and important words in red, two full-page illustrations of Mecca and Medina, 3 illuminated polychrome headings and many decorated banners in the text, catch-words throught, gilt roundels throughout and leaves ruled in gilt and polychrome, some light discolouration and darkening to leaves, spine cracked with some leaves becoming loose; bound with 18 leaves of Du'a, copied in a different hand; contemporary Ottoman gilt and tooled morocco, hand-painted and heightened in gilt, spine ends worn, boards lightly scuffed, housed in contemporary leather-backed board carrying case.