FOUR GOSPELS, in Arabic. [Translation of the Four Gospels into Arabic], c.1750
Lot 46
FOUR GOSPELS, in Arabic. [Translation of the Four Gospels into Arabic], c.1750
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,653) inc. premium

Lot Details
GENERAL PRINTED BOOKS
FOUR GOSPELS, in Arabic
[Translation of the Four Gospels into Arabic], 88 leaves, apparently complete, attractive nasta'liq script in red and black, inscription of Yusuf ibn Khawaja Abdul Aziz, perhaps the scribe, contemporary red calf, with flap, decorated in blind, similar to the bindings from the monastery of John the Baptist, Choueir, Lebanon, rubbed, 8vo, [The Levant, mid-eighteenth century]

Footnotes

  • From the collection of Major H.I. Lloyd, OBE, MC, sometime Administrator of Mosul.
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