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Works on Paper from the Islamic and Near Eastern Worlds
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Works on Paper from the Islamic and Near Eastern Worlds

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Auction dates
Oct 30, 2020 10:30 AM GMT
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Oct 26, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Oct 27, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Oct 28, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Oct 29, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ James Cook, A Journal of a Voyage Around the World, first edition [London, 1771]
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1
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11,000 GBP
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GBP
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12,000 - 18,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Anthimos, Al-Hidaya al-Qawiya ila l'amana al-Mustaqima, first edition [Austria (Vienna), 1792]
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1
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2,800 GBP
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GBP
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3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Jean Chardin, , Voyages du Chevalier Chardin, edition nouvelle by Le Normant [Paris, 1811]
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1
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1,400 GBP
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1,500 - 2,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Tafsir al-Tabayaan al-Qur'an, Bulaq Press [Egypt (Cairo), 1256 AH (1840-41 AD)]
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1
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500 GBP
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600 - 800 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Rev. Robert Walsh, Constantinople and the Scenery, first series [London, Fisher & Son, c. 1840]
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1
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140 GBP
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150 - 200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Arthur J. Joyce, The Cossack and the Turk, first edition [London, 1853]
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1
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280 GBP
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400 - 600 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Abu Hanifa al-Nu'man, Kitab al-Fatawaa al-Anqariyaa, Bulaq press [Egypt, 1281 AH (1864-65 AD)]
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1
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420 GBP
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500 - 700 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Dora al-Nas'heen (a book of sermons), Bulaq Press [Egypt (Cairo), 1279 AH (1862 AD)]
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1
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380 GBP
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GBP
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400 - 600 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Sharaf and Sherafat, rare limited edition facsimile publication [Offset Press, Tehran, April 1976]
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1
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950 GBP
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GBP
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1,000 - 1,500 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Edmondo de Amicis, Constantinople, first edition [Philadelphia, Henry T. Coates & co., 1896]
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1
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60 GBP
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100 - 150 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Russo-Turkic and -Perso printing, three publications [Tashkent and Kazan, 1896-1909]
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1
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950 GBP
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GBP
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1,200 - 1,800 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ "My three weeks at Pera" printed by Phebus [Turkey (Beyoglu region), dated September 1902]
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1
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1,900 GBP
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GBP
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2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Algiers and Tunisia, album of photographs [Algiers and Tunisia, c.1905]
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1
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480 GBP
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GBP
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600 - 800 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ The Sennar Dam and the Gezira Irrigation Scheme [London and Sudan (Al-Jazirah region), 1923-1924]
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1
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140 GBP
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GBP
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200 - 300 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Tuhfa al'Arib fi al-Radi ila Ahl al-Salib, manuscript on paper [Granada, 913 AH (1507 AD)]
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1
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3,500 GBP
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GBP
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4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Al-Ghunya Li Talibi Tariq Al-Haqq, manuscript on paper [Maghreb, dated "1274" AH (1857 AD)]
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1
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950 GBP
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GBP
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1,000 - 1,500 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Kitab al-Jawharah al-Nafisah..., manuscript on paper ["the Holy city of Jerusalem", dated 1551 AD]
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1
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1,900 GBP
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GBP
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2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Safar Youhna al-Ra'ani, manuscript on paper ["The Holy City of Jerusalem", dated 9 April 1579 AD]
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1
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3,200 GBP
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GBP
Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Ignatius of Loyola, Kitab al-Riyadat al-Ruhiya ..., manuscript on paper [Jerusalem, 1703 AD]
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1
0 GBP
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1,100 GBP
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GBP
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1,500 - 2,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Kitab Dastoor al-Adviyeh al-Mubarak fi Ilm al-Tibb (a guide to herbal medicine)
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1
0 GBP
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2,600 GBP
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GBP
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3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Kitab Durra al-Aghwas wakunaz al-Ikhtasis, on paper [probably Ottoman Levant, 1004 AH (1596 AD)]
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1
0 GBP
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3,500 GBP
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GBP
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4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Jami'yat al-Akhbar ..., manuscript on buff paper [Ottoman Levant, 1125 AH (1713 AD)]
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1
0 GBP
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1,300 GBP
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GBP
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1,500 - 2,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Kitab Kamil as-Sina'a at-Tabbaiya, manuscript on paper [Safavid Persia, 990-91 AH (1582-84 AD)]
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1
0 GBP
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14,000 GBP
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GBP
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15,000 - 20,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Shara'i al-Islam fi Masa'il al-Halal wa al-Haram, on paper [Ardebil 1060 AH (1650 AD)]
Quantity
1
0 GBP
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950 GBP
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GBP
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1,000 - 1,500 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Risala Musiqi (a musical treatise), manuscript on paper [Qajar Persia, 1293 AH (1876 AD)]
Quantity
1
0 GBP
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1,700 GBP
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GBP
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2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Royal invitation to the anniversary celebrations of the Pahlavi Dynasty [Tehran, c. 1976 AD]
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1
0 GBP
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280 GBP
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GBP
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300 - 500 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Qur'an al-Karim, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [Indonesia, late eighteenth century]
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1
0 GBP
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3,800 GBP
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GBP
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4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Ɵ Abu'l Fazl' ibn Mubarak, Ain-i Akbari, manuscript on paper [Mughal India, late eighteenth century]
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1
0 GBP
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750 GBP
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GBP
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800 - 1,200 GBP