Sothebys: Arts of the Islamic World - Manuscripts, Books, L20220, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
06/10/2020 - 06/10/2020
Page Size: 51 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

A COLLECTION OF FRAGMENTS ON PAPYRUS AND VELLUM, EGYPT, 9TH CENTURY AD AND LATER A COLLECTION OF FRAGMENTS ON PAPYRUS AND VELLUM, EGYPT, 9TH CENTURY AD AND LATER

9TH CENTURY AD AND LATERGBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
2

A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD

9TH CENTURY ADGBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
3

A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH/10TH CENTURY AD A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH/10TH CENTURY AD

9TH/10TH CENTURY ADGBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
4

A QUR’AN BIFOLIUM IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD A QUR’AN BIFOLIUM IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD

9TH CENTURY ADGBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00Not Sold
5

A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD

9TH CENTURY ADGBP 60,000.00 - 80,000.00Not Sold
6

A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD

9TH CENTURY ADGBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 5,000.00
7

A QUR'AN BIFOLIUM IN GOLD MUHAQQAQ SCRIPT ON PAPER, EGYPT OR SYRIA, MAMLUK, CIRCA 1325-1350 AD A QUR'AN BIFOLIUM IN GOLD MUHAQQAQ SCRIPT ON PAPER, EGYPT OR SYRIA, MAMLUK, CIRCA 1325-1350 AD

CIRCA 1325-1350 ADGBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
8IBN JUMAY’ AL’ISRA’ILI

ABU’L MAKARIM HIBATALLAH IBN JUMAY’ AL’ISRA’ILI (D.1198 AD), KITAB AL-IRSHAD LI-MASALIH AL-ANFUS WA'L-AJSAD, ('GUIDANCE FOR THE WELFARE OF SOULS AND BODIES'), A MEDICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA, NEAR EAST, MAMLUK, 15TH CENTURY ABU’L MAKARIM HIBATALLAH IBN JUMAY’ AL’I

15TH CENTURYGBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00Not Sold
9ATTRIBUTED TO ARGHUN AL

KAMILI

MID 14TH CENTURYGBP 18,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
10ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD AL-RAZI, IBN SINA

FAKHR-AL-DIN ABI 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD AL-RAZI (D.1209), SHARH UYUN AL-HIKMA, A COMMENTARY ON ‘SOURCES OF WISDOM’ BY IBN SINA, MESOPOTAMIA, 13TH/14TH CENTURY FAKHR-AL-DIN ABI 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD AL-RAZI (D.1209), SHARH UYUN AL-HIKMA, A COMMENTARY ON ‘SOURCES

13TH/14TH CENTURYGBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00GBP 62,500.00
11ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD AL-RAZI, IBN SINA

FAKHR-AL-DIN ABI 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD AL-RAZI (D.1209), HADA'IQ AL-ANWAR FI HAQA'IQ AL-ASRAR ('GARDENS OF RADIANCES OF THE TRUTH OF MYSTERIES'), ON SCIENCE AND GEOMETRY, CENTRAL ASIA, LATE 13TH/14TH CENTURY FAKHR-AL-DIN ABI 'ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD AL-RAZI (D.120

LATE 13TH/14TH CENTURYGBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
12ABU AL-QASIM B. FIROOH AL-RU’AINI AL-SHATIBI

ABU AL-QASIM B. FIROOH AL-RU’AINI AL-SHATIBI (D.1194 AD), HIRZ AL-AMANI WA-WAJH AL-TAHANI, A GUIDE TO QUR’ANIC RECITATION, COPIED BY AL-MAMLUK MUSAFIR, EGYPT OR SYRIA, DATED 780 AH/1378-79 AD ABU AL-QASIM B. FIROOH AL-RU’AINI AL-SHATIBI (D.1194 AD), HIRZ

780 AH/1378-79 ADGBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00Not Sold
13NASIR AL-DIN AL-TUSI

AN IMPORTANT EARLY COPY OF THE EDITION OF EUCLID'S ELEMENTS BY THE 13TH-CENTURY POLYMATH NASIR AL-DIN AL-TUSI (D.1274), POSSIBLY WITH THE FIRST FEW PAGES BY THE AUTHOR AND APPARENTLY PARTIALLY COMPLETED BY THE YEAR 1280 AD AN IMPORTANT EARLY COPY OF THE E

C 1280ADGBP 70,000.00 - 90,000.00GBP 125,000.00
14MAJMU'AT AL-MUTAWASSITAT, NASIR AL-DIN AL-TUSI

MAJMU'AT AL-MUTAWASSITAT, ('THE COMPENDIUM OF INTERMEDIATE BOOKS'), A RARE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT COMPENDIUM OF TREATISES ON MATHEMATICS AND ASTRONOMY COMPILED BY NASIR AL-DIN AL-TUSI, COPIED IN BAGHDAD IN 682 AH/1283 AD, THE FINAL PART COMPLETED IN 706 AH/

706 AH/1306 ADGBP 70,000.00 - 90,000.00GBP 137,500.00
15

A LARGE ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY MUHAMMAD B. AL-SAYRAFI AL-MU’AZZIN, PROBABLY ANATOLIA, DATED 846 AH/1443 AD A LARGE ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY MUHAMMAD B. AL-SAYRAFI AL-MU’AZZIN, PROBABLY ANATOLIA, DATED 846 AH/1443 AD

846 AH/1443 ADGBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
16

AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, EGYPT OR SYRIA, MAMLUK, FIRST HALF 14TH CENTURY AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, EGYPT OR SYRIA, MAMLUK, FIRST HALF 14TH CENTURY

FIRST HALF 14TH CENTURYGBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
17

AN IMPORTANT ILLUMINATED PRAYER SCROLL, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, 15TH CENTURY AN IMPORTANT ILLUMINATED PRAYER SCROLL, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, 15TH CENTURY

15TH CENTURYGBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00Not Sold
18

A LARGE ILLUMINATED QUR'AN JUZ' (XII), PERSIA, ILKHANID, EARLY 14TH CENTURY A LARGE ILLUMINATED QUR'AN JUZ' (XII), PERSIA, ILKHANID, EARLY 14TH CENTURY

EARLY 14TH CENTURYGBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00GBP 18,750.00
19MUHAMMAD B. MAHMOUD B. HAJI AL-SHIRWANI

MUHAMMAD B. MAHMOUD B. HAJI AL-SHIRWANI, RAWDAT AL-‘ITAR, A TREATISE ON DRUGS AND REMEDIES, COPIED BY MUSTAFA B. YUSUF, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 911 AH/1505-06 AD MUHAMMAD B. MAHMOUD B. HAJI AL-SHIRWANI, RAWDAT AL-‘ITAR, A TREATISE ON DRUGS AND REMEDIES, CO

911 AH/1505-06 ADGBP 18,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
20

AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN JUZ (I), COPIED BY ZAYN AL-‘ABIDIN B. MUHAMMAD AL-KATIB, PERSIA, AQQOYUNLU, LATE 15TH CENTURY AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN JUZ (I), COPIED BY ZAYN AL-‘ABIDIN B. MUHAMMAD AL-KATIB, PERSIA, AQQOYUNLU, LATE 15TH CENTURY

LATE 15TH CENTURYGBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00GBP 81,250.00
22KAMAL ABU AL-FADL B. HUBAYSH B. IBRAHIM TIFLISI

KAMAL ABU AL-FADL B. HUBAYSH B. IBRAHIM TIFLISI, KAMIL AL-TA’BIR (D.1203 AD[?]), ON DREAMS AND THEIR INTERPRETATIONS, COPIED BY SIDI B. ‘ALI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 853 AH/1449 AD KAMAL ABU AL-FADL B. HUBAYSH B. IBRAHIM TIFLISI, KAMIL AL-TA’BIR (D.1203 AD

853 AH/1449 ADGBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 4,375.00
23HAFIZ

HAFIZ (D.1390 AD), DIWAN, DEDICATED TO THE LIBRARY OF PIR BUDAQ, COPIED BY SHAYKH MAHMUD PIR BUDAQI, IRAQ, BAGHDAD, DATED 867 AH/1462 AD HAFIZ (D.1390 AD), DIWAN, DEDICATED TO THE LIBRARY OF PIR BUDAQ, COPIED BY SHAYKH MAHMUD PIR BUDAQI, IRAQ, BAGHDAD, DA

867 AH/1462 ADGBP 80,000.00 - 120,000.00GBP 375,000.00
24KAMAL AL-DIN HUSAYN B. ALI AL-KASHIFI

KAMAL AL-DIN HUSAYN B. ALI AL-KASHIFI, KNOWN AS HUSAYN WA'IZ KASHIFI, MAWAHIB AL-'ALIYYA (A COMMENTARY ON THE QUR'AN, KNOWN AS TAFSIR-I HUSAYNI), COPIED BY ‘ATA’ULLAH IBN ‘IMAD AL-DIN AL-AWHADI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, DATED 977 AH/1569 AD KAMAL AL-DIN HUSAYN B.

977 AH/1569 ADGBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
25ZAYN AL-DIN JURJANI

ZAYN AL-DIN JURJANI (D.1136 AD), TASHRIH ZAKHIRAH-I KHWARAZMSHAHI ('TREASURY DEDICATED TO THE KING OF KHWARAZMSHAHI'), AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, VOL.I (ON ANATOMY), PERSIA, SAFAVID, DATED 1079 AH/1663 AD ZAYN AL-DIN JURJANI (D.1136 AD), TASHRIH

1079 AH/1663 ADGBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
26MUHAMMAD GHAZALI MASHHADI

MUHAMMAD GHAZALI MASHHADI (D.1572), NAQSH-E BADI, A POEM ON MYSTIC LOVE, SIGNED BY BABA SHAH AL-ISFAHANI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, CIRCA SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY MUHAMMAD GHAZALI MASHHADI (D.1572), NAQSH-E BADI, A POEM ON MYSTIC LOVE, SIGNED BY BABA SHAH AL-ISFAH

CIRCA SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURYGBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
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