Islamic and Indian Art

4 Oct 2011, starting at 10:30 BST.

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Jamal-ad-Din al-Hadi Muhammad bin Ibrahim bin 'Ali al-Murtadha (d. 1420), Kitab Nihayat al-tanwih fi irhaq al-tamwih Ottoman, the Levant, dated Thursday 29th Rajab 989/29th August 1581

Abdul-Rahman bin Muhammad bin 'Ali bin Ahmad al-Bastami al-Hanafi al-Hurufi (d. 1454), Kitab al-Khafiyah fi kashf asrar 'ulum al-huruf al-wafiyah, a treatise on talismanic and magical lore, illustrated with tables and a diagram Ottoman, probably Egypt, 17th Century

Radhwan bin 'Abdullah ar-Riyadhi al-Falaki al-Misri, Kitab al-Munharifat fi usul al-qawanin al-Kulliyah was ahkam as-Sinin as-Shamssiyah, a treatise on astronomy Ottoman, probably Egypt, composed in the 38th year of the reign of Sultan Muhammad (reg. AH 1058-99/AD 1648-87) in AH 1097/AD 1685-86

Qiwam-ad-Din 'Abdul-Rahman bin Ahmad al-Jami al-Naqshabandi, Kitab al-Fawa'id al-dhiya'iyah, a commentary (sharh) on ibn-al-Hajib's celebrated metrical Arabic grammar al-Fawa'id al-Wafiyah bi-hal al-Mushkilat al-Kafiyah, copied by Yahya bin Ahmad ibn Muhammad bin Yahya bin Abdullah bin Ahmad Ottoman, probably Egypt, dated Monday 26th Ramadan 1092/8th October 1681

Muhammad bin Sa'id bin Muhammad ibn Yahya bin Ahmad bin Dawud bin Aba-Bakr as-Susi al-Marghiti (d. 1678), a commentary (sharh) on Abi al-Muqri's al-Muqni' fi 'ilm al-muftih, a treatise on astronomy North Africa, probably Morocco, dated AH 1040/AD 1630-31

Abdul-Ghani bin Isma'il al-Nabulsi al-Dimashqi (d. 1731), Diwan uns al-qulub fi'l wusul lil-mahbub, religious poetry relating to the Prophet, copied by the son of the author, Isma'il bin Abdul-Ghani bin Isma'il al-Nabulsi Ottoman, Syria, Damascus, the district of Salihiyah, dated 19th Rabi' al-Awwal 1143/2nd October 1730

Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat wa Shawariq al-Anwar, prayers, with numerous coloured diagrams and panels decorated with arabesques and geometric patterns including two diagrams of the holy shrines of Mecca and Medina North Africa, late 18th Century/early 19th Century(2)

Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat wa Shawariq al-Anwar, illustrated with two coloured diagrams of the tombs of the Prophet, Abu Bakr and 'Umar North Africa, dated AH 1202 and 1208/AD 1787-88 and 1793-94

An illuminated Qur'an dedicated to Prince Muhammad Akbar Shah, copied by Hafiz Abu'l-Hasan ibn Hajji 'Abd al-Baqi Mughal India, Wednesday 25th Sha'ban 1198/14th July 1784, corresponding to the 26th regnal year of Shah 'Alam

A genealogy of the Qadiriyya mystical order India, 18th Century

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