al-Imam Ahmad bin Musa bin 'Issa al-Kashi, Mukhtarat al-Fatwa, a treatise on jurisprudence
Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1062/AD 1651
Arabic manuscript on cream-coloured paper, 247 leaves preceded by a six-page index, 21 lines to the page written in nasta'liq script in black ink, significant words picked out in red, titles in red, inner margins ruled in black and gold, catchwords in wide outer borders, numerous commentaries written diagonally in outer margins, one illuminated headpiece in colours and gold, rather browned, contemporary brownish-green morocco with stamped central medallion of gilt leather onlay, borders tooled in gold, rebacked, worn, with flap, doublures of marbled paper
194 x 115 mm.
Islamic and Oriental Art
Islamic and Indian Art
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