LOT 286
SOLD €380,00

[Arabian manuscripts] Two titles: Al Binni Imam al-Fiqi (or al-Faqi)

Manuscript in Arabic on very fine polished laid paper with watermark crowned grapes (ca. 1700), (10 blank),(5),(263),(14 blank) pp., title-p. w. very fine headpiece in gouache and gold, 19th century Arabic style blindstamped polished calf w. overlapping flap and later paper letterpieces on spine, 21.5 x 13.5 cm.

Wormholed in wide blank margins throughout, not affecting the text. For the watermark, cf. B. Wiesmüller, The Watermarks from the Refaiya-Library, n.d., figure 15 (online available article); first quire (w. red squares partly fille-out in pen) loose and 2 lvs. sticking together. Leather over spine split; back of overlapping flap dam. and some wormholes to sides.

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