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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
Viewing dates
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
Auction currency
GBP
Buyer's premium
25 % (exc. Sales tax)
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There are 107 lots within this auction
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Ɵ "Descriptio Imperii Turcici" printed on paper [Probably Amsterdam, c. 1606]
400 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ Brion. "Perse, Turquie Asiatique et Arabie", engraved map on paper [Paris, 1786]
200 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ James Cook, A Journal of a Voyage Around the World, first edition [London, 1771]
0 GBP
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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Ɵ Anthimos, Al-Hidaya al-Qawiya ila lamana al-Mustaqima, first edition [Austria (Vienna), 1792]
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Jean Chardin, , Voyages du Chevalier Chardin, edition nouvelle by Le Normant [Paris, 1811]
2,200 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Ɵ Tafsir al-Tabayaan al-Quran, Bulaq Press [Egypt (Cairo), 1256 AH (1840-41 AD)]
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Ɵ Arthur J. Joyce, The Cossack and the Turk, first edition [London, 1853]
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Frederick George, three illustrations for the Illustrated London News [Egypt, c. 1870]
200 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Abu Hanifa al-Numan, Kitab al-Fatawaa al-Anqariyaa, Bulaq press [Egypt, 1281 AH (1864-65 AD)]
450 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ Dora al-Nasheen (a book of sermons), Bulaq Press [Egypt (Cairo), 1279 AH (1862 AD)]
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Ɵ Sharaf and Sherafat, rare limited edition facsimile publication [Offset Press, Tehran, April 1976]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ Egypt, Damascus and the Holy Lands, by Arnoux, Bonfils and Zangaki [various, c. 1880-1900]
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ Edmondo de Amicis, Constantinople, first edition [Philadelphia, Henry T. Coates & co., 1896]
100 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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Ɵ Russo-Turkic and -Perso printing, three publications [Tashkent and Kazan, 1896-1909]
1,000 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Ɵ "My three weeks at Pera" printed by Phebus [Turkey (Beyoglu region), dated September 1902]
2,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ Algiers and Tunisia, album of photographs [Algiers and Tunisia, c.1905]
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Ɵ Vast album of original photographs and post-cards [mostly Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria, c. 1908]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Early photography of Ceylon, including some by Scowen [Sri Lanka (Ceylon), c. 1890]
200 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Photographs of India by Murray, Bourne and Shepherd [India, most late nineteenth century]
420 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Leaf from a Kufic Quran, on parchment [North Africa or Near East, second half of the ninth century]
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Leaf from an Abbasid Quran, on parchment [probably North Africa, ninth or early tenth century]
950 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ Maqamat al-Hariri, manuscript on paper [Mamluk territories, second half of the thirteenth century]
4,000 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Leaf from a Mamluk Quran, illuminated manuscript on paper [Mamluk Egypt, c. 1400]
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Leaves from Qurans [North Africa and the Near East, thirteenth to fifteenth centuries]
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ Tafsir Libab al-Tawil fi Maani al-Tanzil, manuscript on paper [Granada, 890 AH (1485 AD)]
6,000 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ Abdullah bin Abdullah al-Tarjuman
20,000 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Quranic writing board, wooden panel [West Africa (probably Morocco), early twentieth century]
0 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Al-Ghunya Li Talibi Tariq Al-Haqq, manuscript on paper [Maghreb, dated "1274" AH (1857 AD)]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ Kitab al-Jawharah al-Nafisah fi Ulum al-Khanisa (The Precious Jewel
2,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ Safar Youhna al-Raani, manuscript on paper ["The Holy City of Jerusalem", dated 9 April 1579 AD]
6,500 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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0 GBP
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Ɵ LOT WITHDRAWN
0 GBP
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Ɵ LOT WITHDRAWN
0 GBP
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Ɵ Euchologion, in Arabic and Coptic, decorated manuscript on paper [Egypt, c. 1700 AD]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ Ignatius of Loyola, Kitab al-Riyadat al-Ruhiya ..., manuscript on paper [Jerusalem, 1703 AD]
3,200 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Ɵ Kitab Dastoor al-Adviyeh al-Mubarak fi Ilm al-Tibb (a guide to herbal medicine)
4,500 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Leaf from a fine Kufic Quran, on parchment [Abbasid territories (possibly Syria), ninth century]
2,200 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Leaf from a Kufic Quran, on parchment [Near East (probably Damascus, Syria), tenth century]
2,200 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ Muhammad Abdullah ibn Muslin Qutabaya al-Dinawari al-Marwazi
10,000 GBP
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Quranic carved wooden panel [probably Seljuk Anatolia or Ilkhanid Persia, thirteenth century]
6,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ Kitab Durra al-Aghwas wakunaz al-Ikhtasis, on paper [probably Ottoman Levant, 1004 AH (1596 AD)]
0 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Ɵ Jamiyat al-Akhbar ..., manuscript on buff paper [Ottoman Levant, 1125 AH (1713 AD)]
1,700 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Ɵ Safi al-Din Abd al-Mumin ibn Yusuf ibn al-Fakhir al-Urmawi al-Baghdadi
4,200 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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A calligraphic panel by Ismail Zuhtu, on paper [Ottoman Turkey, second half of eighteenth century]
500 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Collection of calligraphic panels, on paper [Ottoman Turkey, first half of nineteenth century]
1,500 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Arabic Qasa'ida, on polished paper [probably Ottoman Turkey, second half of nineteenth century]
600 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Calligraphic panels by Muhammad Qasim [Ottoman Turkey, 1283-1284 AH (1866-67 AD)]
400 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Ɵ Section from Kitab al-Hadi al-Fiqh al-Shafi'i, on paper [Seljuk Persia, mid-twelfth century]
850 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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An Early Talismanic document, manuscript on paper [Probably Persian territories, c. 1200 AD]
1,200 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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LOT WITHDRAWN
Lot 60
0 GBP
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