A treatise on geography, based on the works of Tusi, Ptolemy, Balkhi, Mas'udi, Ibn al-Athir and al-Marrakishi, copied by Shuja' bin Mirshah Ottoman, dated between AH 994 and 1001/AD 1585-1592
Lot 19
A treatise on geography, based on the works of Tusi, Ptolemy, Balkhi, Mas'udi, Ibn al-Athir and al-Marrakishi, copied by Shuja' bin Mirshah Ottoman, dated between AH 994 and 1001/AD 1585-1592
Sold for £336 (US$ 522) inc. premium

Lot Details
A treatise on geography, based on the works of Tusi, Ptolemy, Balkhi, Mas'udi, Ibn al-Athir and al-Marrakishi, copied by Shuja' bin Mirshah
Ottoman, dated between AH 994 and 1001/AD 1585-1592
Arabic manuscript on paper, 134 leaves, 21 lines to the page written in one and two columns of nasta'liq script in black ink, names such as countries, mountains and rivers and headings picked out in red, catchwords in wide margins, first four folios containing the index, folios 2v-3r left blank and intended for a map of the world, some waterstaining mostly restricted to outer margins, contemporary brown morocco with blind-tooled central medallion and borders, with flap, stained, crudely repaired
212 x 147 mm.
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