SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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Ibn Haji Khalil Muhammad Taqi

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Published
Isfahan, Iran. 1771
Plates
1
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
Isfahan, Iran. 1771
Ref
1604

A single volume, illuminated Persian manuscript on polished paper, 153 leaves plus an additional contemporary free endpaper at the front, single column, 14 lines black naskh script per page, illuminated head-piece opening the text, catch-words throughout, In clean and attractive condition, later silk-backed boards, repaired. A very attractive small volume commentary on Sh'ite practices, copied in the village of Sanjan Marreh, located on the outskirts of Isfahan, during the Safavid period (when Isfahan was the capital state of the Persian Empire). The calligraphy and manuscript illustration present demonstrate the work of a skilled craftsman and the paper used is of a quality polished finish.

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