Mu'in al-Din Muhammad Miskin Farahi Haravi (d. 1501), Ma'arij al-nubuwwah fi madarij al-futuwwah, 4th (final) volume only, dealing with events in the life of the Prophet Muhammad, copied by Mirza Muhammad ibn Dust Muhammad al-Samarqandi Persia, dated Thursday 22nd Ramadan 1037/26th May 1628
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Mu'in al-Din Muhammad Miskin Farahi Haravi (d. 1501), Ma'arij al-nubuwwah fi madarij al-futuwwah, 4th (final) volume only, dealing with events in the life of the Prophet Muhammad, copied by Mirza Muhammad ibn Dust Muhammad al-Samarqandi Persia, dated Thursday 22nd Ramadan 1037/26th May 1628
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 4,700 - 6,300
amended

Lot Details
Mu'in al-Din Muhammad Miskin Farahi Haravi (d. 1501), Ma'arij al-nubuwwah fi madarij al-futuwwah, 4th (final) volume only, dealing with events in the life of the Prophet Muhammad, copied by Mirza Muhammad ibn Dust Muhammad al-Samarqandi
Persia, dated Thursday 22nd Ramadan 1037/26th May 1628
Persian manuscript on paper, 196 leaves, 27 lines to the page written in nasta'liq script in black ink, significant words and phrases in red or underlined in red, inner margins ruled in blue, gold and red, two illuminated headpieces in colours and gold, one composition with intertwining floral motifs in colours occupying most of one leaf, smudging, repairs to edges, browned, covers with stamped medallions, rebacked
380 x 240 mm.

Footnotes

  • This section of the text deals with the events of the life of the Prophet from the first hijra year (AD 622) up to his death in the year 11 (AD 632), and has a concluding chapter on Prophet's miracles.

    The scribe might be the same as Mulla Muhammad Samarqandi, recorded by Nasr Abadi as a son of Muhammad Zahid, a poet with the pen name 'Abid, who wrote all styles of calligraphy well. See Tadhkara-ye Nasr-Abadi [composed in AH 1072/AD 1661-62], ed. Muhsin Naji Nasr-Abadi, Tehran 1378, vol. I, p. 629; also Bayani, vol. III, p. 748.

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