A compilation of the sayings (Hadith) of the Prophet Muhammad, beginning with the chapter on fasting, one volume only North Africa, probably Morocco, late 19th Century

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A compilation of the sayings (Hadith) of the Prophet Muhammad, beginning with the chapter on fasting, one volume only
North Africa, probably Morocco, late 19th Century

£ 5,000 - 7,000
US$ 6,300 - 8,800
A compilation of the sayings (Hadith) of the Prophet Muhammad, beginning with the chapter on fasting, one volume only
North Africa, probably Morocco, late 19th Century
Arabic manuscript on European watermarked paper, 159 leaves, approximately 14-16 lines to the page written in neat maghribi script in black ink, significant letters and words picked out in red or blue, headings picked out in various colours including red, blue, green and yellow, inner margins ruled in red, catchwords in wide outer margins, one coloured headpiece at beginning preceded by five full-page coloured panels, and another five panels at the end, and decorated with geometric designs and incorporating prayers and invocations to God and to the Prophet Muhammad, these apparently unfinished, slight waterstaining and some waterstaining not affecting text, some edges repaired, contemporary brown morocco with stamped central medallions and cornerpieces of leather onlay, covers decorated with stamped florets, rebacked, some worming, with flap
350 x 250 mm.
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A compilation of the sayings (Hadith) of the Prophet Muhammad, beginning with the chapter on fasting, one volume only North Africa, probably Morocco, late 19th Century
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