A manuscript of poetry Persia,/early Ottoman? second half of the 15th Century
Lot 13
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi, A'ina-ye Iskandari, Shirin va Khusrau and Layla va Majnun probably Ottoman Turkey, 16th Century
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,075) inc. premium

Lot Details
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi, A'ina-ye Iskandari, Shirin va Khusrau and Layla va Majnun
probably Ottoman Turkey, 16th Century
Persian manuscript on cream-coloured paper, 337 leaves, 17 lines to the page written in two columns of elegant nasta'liq script in black ink, inner margins ruled in blue and gold, catchwords, three illuminated headpieces in colours and gold, some worming not affecting text, headings written in nasta'liq script in red ink within blank rectangular panels, some panels left blank, brown morocco with marbled paper covers, with flap, bookplate of D. S. Robertson
198 x 122 mm.

Footnotes

  • A printed label on the flyleaf states that this manuscript was presented to St. Augustine's College Library by the Reverend Thomas Robinson, DD, late Archdeacon of Madras.
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