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  1. Single volume, illuminated manuscript on paper with fine marbled paper borders, in Farsi, 119 leaves, complete, 336 x 230 mm; single column, 11 lines to the page written in neat nasta'liq script in black ink, occasional headings and significant words in blue, inner margins ruled in gold and blue, outer borders throughout decorated with fine marbling, one illuminated opening headpiece, one further illuminated heading; contemporary burgundy leather binding, blind-stamped with corner pieces to covers, a very handsome volume.

    £30,000
  2. Second edition in English, with additions. 3 vols, 12mo, engraved portrait frontispiece, some very faint spotting to preliminaries otherwise very clean copy; contemporary tan calf, spines gilt in compartments with green and morocco labels, neatly rebacked preserving spines, covers a little stained and rubbed at extremities.

    £2,250
  3. Large painting on board signed 'Punir Shabab Bombay' (signed in lower left-hand corner), gouache on thick board, depicting an elegantly robed gentleman seated on an open terrace, with a moon-lit countryside and winding river in the background with stars illuminating the sky, 600 x 440 mm; some light water-staining and a small section of the top-left corner chipped with loss, rubbed and darkened (as often); reverse blank, in modern frame, glazed.

    £6,500
  4. Single leaf, ink and gouache pigments on card, heightened in silver and gold, depicting a lady standing with a vina, feeding two deer with an attendant in waiting, standing on a pavilion with a pond and flower beds in the foreground and tall trees with parrots and monkeys in the background, panel of nagari script along the top edge, 328 x 265 mm; single column of nagari script in panel at top of the image, with 6 lines of black script with accents in red, image framed within painted red border, some very slight finger soiling and slight chips to paint, Christie's lot sticker to reverse else blank, unframed, a bright and and attractive painting.

    £4,000
  5. Single volume, illuminated manuscript on paper, in Arabic, complete, 318 leaves plus two later free endpapers, 120 x 80 mm; single column, 14 lines scribal black naskh per page, surah headings in red throughout, first three leaves with interlinear translations to Farsi in red nasta'liq (interlinear spacing continues through the volume, remaining translation never completed), opening two leaves with elaborately decorated gilt and polychrome decorations, these comprising spiralling vines adorned with pink, red, blue and white flowers, leaves throughout double-ruled in gold and black, catch-words throughout, final two leaves with additional gilt polychrome decorations to borders, some small stains and ink smudges, overall attractive condition; hosed in contemporary Kashmiri papier-mâché lacquered boards, outer covers with floral decorations ruled in gilt, inner covers of gold spiralling vines against a striking black background, rubbed and skilfully rebacked.

    £4,750
  6. Single volume, decorated manuscript on polished light blue paper, in Arabic, complete, 335 x 230 mm; single column, 15 lines black cursive verging on naskh, surah headings and qur'anic divisions to margins in red, catch-words, nineteenth-century manuscript note relating to the provenance of the manuscript pasted to front free endpaper, additional folios of prayers at the end of the volume (copied in the same hand as the Qur'an), excellent condition internally; contemporary red morocco with flap, tooled and ruled with cream-coloured paper onlays to medallions, extremities lightly rubbed else a very good example.

    £7,500
  7. Five loose leaves, ink and gouache heightened in gold on paper, each leaf c. 85 by 100 mm.; depicting five scenes containing depictions of Krishna, Yashoda, Varaha, Ravana, Garuda and Parashumara, each image ruled in yellow with outer borders painted red, versos blank, some small scuffs and chips to ink, overall very bright and attractive condition; all individually mounted.

    £2,500
  8. First edition. Large folio (69.5 x 50.5 cm.), hand-coloured lithograph title and 25 hand-coloured lithographs, one folding (tear repaired), two plates with 2 views, modern red half morocco gilt preserving original pictorial gilt upper cover vignette, an attractive example.

    £37,500
  9. First edition. 4to (34 x 27.5 cm), 49 fine original hand-coloured aquatint plates, uncoloured aquatint vignette of a fakir on verso of leaf 38 of text; small marginal waterstain to title and succeeding few pages, plate II with small marginal repair and fraying to one margin, occasional light offsetting from plates to text, generally clean and fresh, contemporary red half morocco gilt over marbled boards, marbled edges, lightly rubbed, edges and corners worn, rebacked preserving spine, tipped-in obituary notice of the author, a very good copy of a scarce book.

    £12,500
  10. Second edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, x, 541; viii, 319, [1], 163pp., large folding map, 2 plans (1 folding), 6 aquatint plates (4 folding), 5 vignettes in text, contemporary polished calf gilt, raised bands, apparently lacking half-titles, scattered spotting, map repaired, slight wear to extremities.

    £1,500
 

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