Fine Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures including Seven Illustrated Leaves from the Siyar-i-Nabi. Sale: April 15th and April 16th, 1985. Code word for auction is "Murad."
Price: 45.00 USD
London: Sotheby's, 4to. 316 pp. 44 full page color plates, 136 full page b/w. plates, bibliography. T. Falk and Julian Raby provide a three page introduction to the seven illustrated leaves of Murad III's Siyar-i-Nabi followed by full page color plates of the leaves. this auction catalog also includes Qur'ans from the 12th to the 20th century, calligraphy and illumination from the 9th to 20th centuries, Persian and Turkish miniatures from the 15th to 20th centuries etc. Prices realised list loosely laid in. The last lot has the price. inside front cover has previous private owner's catalog number written in otherwise fine.
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