Muhyi al-Din al-Lari (d. 1526): Kitab Futuh Al-Haramayn, luxurious manuscript in large format in leather folder, 20th C.

This lot was sold on 2023-06-30 and is no longer available

Dim.: 106 x 75 cm (each double page)
Dim.: 76 x 55,5 cm (the closed folder)

A renowned guide to the historic, geographic and religious places in and around Mecca and Medina, this Persian manuscript on paper is written at an unusually large size in black Nasta'liq script, in two columns and polychromy.
The manuscript contains many illustrations decorated with gold, ink and watercolour paint.
It includes detailed pictures of the Kaaba, indicating the areas designated for worship.
The whole is mounted in a decorated lacquered leather folder.

Price incl. premium: € 5.100