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A Private Collection of Islamic Manuscripts, Miniatures and Calligraphies : To be sold predominantly without reserve(#1001) 23/10/2020 10:30 AM BST

Lot 4 of 104: Al-Asma al-Arba’in (‘Prayers of the Forty Idrisid Names), signed Murshid al-Shirazi, Iran, dated Rajab AH [8?]71/1476 AD?, 32ff., Arabic manuscript, prayers to the Prophet Idris, traditionally attributed to Shihab al-din Suhrawardi (d. 1191 AD), Abu Hafs ‘Umar Suhrawardi (d. 1234) or Ahmad Suhrawardi (d. 1301-02 AD), with supposed occult properties, 13ll. of neat black naskh script per page, with heads in gold naskh, opening bifolio with header in gold thuluth script on a scrolling ground of vi

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A Private Collection of Islamic Manuscripts, Miniatures and Calligraphies : To be sold predominantly without reserve(#1001)  23/10/2020 10:30 AM BST