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image of A simi - official Ferman (military order) issue by Ahmad al Sharif al Sanusi , the representative of the Sultan - Caliph Mehmet Resad  . Together with his studio inscribed and signed by al Sanusi

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Tow pages of 46 lines , 34 x 21 cm. Photo : 33 x 28 cm. Arabic text of Maghribi script. dated 25 - 3 - 1335 (1917) , Jihad Order (the Thirs Ottoman Nshan) given to a Libyan doctor and general ( Mir-liwa) Tahir Bey b. Abd us Salam al Tarabulsi.
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image of Fine Ottoman Turkish manuscript copied by an important scribe during the author's life time , Tezkire-i Hasan Celebi or Tezkiret-u Suara (Tezkiretü’ş-şuarâ تذكرة الشعراء)

Fine Ottoman Turkish manuscript copied by an important scribe during the author's life time , Tezkire-i Hasan Celebi or Tezkiret-u Suara (Tezkiretü’ş-şuarâ تذكرة الشعراء)

by Kinalizade Hasan Celebi (1012 AH - 1604 AD) قنالى زاده حسن جلبي

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20 x 12.5 cm approx. 1000 pages in fine ta'liq by the well-known scribe Seyid Mehmed emin Husyni Termizi , the friend and student of Imad al hasani . The calligrapher takes a celebrated biography in Türk Hattatlari by Şevket Redo p. 84. There is almost no examples known by this scribe possibly except the one seen by… Read more
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image of Tow Ottoman manuscripts on horses and horsemanship: Al Maqbul der Hal-i Huyul, And Tuhfet-ul Farisin fi Ahval-i Huyul-il Mujahidin مخطوطنان بالعثمانية في مجلد: المقبول في حال الخيول ، و تحفة الفارسين في أحوال خيول المجاهدين

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Ottoman Turkish in black Naskh script scribed in 1290 H., 1874 AD. during the authors life. The First work presented to Esma Sultan duaghter of Sultan Mahmud ii, by Ali al Hadi who was an employee in the first secretary of the justice court . 77 p., and the second work presented to the Sultan Abdul Majid II . p.… Read more
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image of Dama Risalesi , an Ottoman manuscript on Checkers داما رساله سى

Dama Risalesi , an Ottoman manuscript on Checkers داما رساله سى

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1299 (1883)
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Rare Ottoman Turkish manuscript dared 1299 ah, 1883 ad. On checkers game consists of 5 p. Of text and 64 p. Of tables show the game methods according the different Ottoman terroteries. Fine Riq'a script in black. Unusually being exist in the market .
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image of Arabic manuscript on Falconry مخطوط نادر في البيزرة من مجموعة شريعتمداري و انتقلت ظنا إلى مجموعة  المحامي العراقي عباس العزاوي

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Approximately 1200's Ah (1800's) Arabic text in ordinary naskh script in black and significant words in red. 86 pages consists of 17 chapters contains of the aspects of wild birds, breeding, how to use them in hunting, diseases and how to treat them, with some stories from several sources. With 8 falcon miniatures . There is no evidence about the… Read more
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Early manuscript fragment of kitab Sihah al Lugha

by Isma"il b. Hammad al Jawhari (d. c. 1002 - 1008 AD.)

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Arabic text in Naskh script improved from the Kufic, possibly the late 5th or early 6th C. of al Hijra. 92 p. 23 x 18 cm. The third part (incomplete in the end) of the book, with ownerships by some scholars from Aleppo and other places. Abu Nasr Isma'il ibn Hammad al-Jawhari also spelled al-Jauhari (died 1002 or 1008) was… Read more
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Dala'il al Khayrat a lithograph printed book originally copied by Khalil al Shukri and lavishly illustrated by contemporary hands, with a hand made miniatures of Mecca and Medina.

by Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Sulayman ibn Abu Bakr al-Jazuli al-Simlali (d. 1465 AD.)

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1262
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Extra ordinary lithograph of Dalail al Khairat originally copied by the well-known scribe Halil Shukri (Sukru) the student of Suleyman Vehbi. In a Rococo Ottoman Style binding of the period of the Sultan Abdul Mejid. Printed in the Imperial press, Istanbul 1262 H. and completely illustrated by hand with a hand made miniature of Mecca and Medina. often known as… Read more
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Sharh al Sirajiyya, known as Sharh fara'idh al Sajawandi, an Arabic manuscript copied in Makka Bab al Salam in the 10th - 16th C.

by Alī ibn Muḥammad al-Jurjānī al-Sayyid al-Sharīf, (born 1339, Tājū, near Astarābād, Iran—died 1413, Shīrāz)

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Arabic manuscript on Mawarith, Islamic law. approx. 300 p. copied by Abd al Kadir b. Zain ud din al Karafi al Azhari in 986 AH. in Bab al Salam in Mecca. A commentary on Al Sirajiyya known as Fara'idh al Sajawandi of Siraj ud-Din Muhammad ibn Abd ur-Rashid Sajawandi (d. about 600 AH.). Some water stains, back side of the… Read more
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Mi'yar ul Awqat (Times standard) an Ottoman Turkish autograph written by a well-known Ottoman scholar

by Ismail Fehim b. Ibrahim Hakki Erzurumi ( was alive in 1194 AH.)

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An astronomical Ottoman Turkish autograph manuscript written by the Ottoman author, the son of Ibrahim Hakki Erzurumi, the author of Marifetname. According to Mehmet Tahir Bursavi, there is a copy of this work in the Khedivial library in Cairo (Osmanli Muellifleri vol. 1 p. 35). The author was finished the book in 1194 AH. (inspite of the note by… Read more
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Sharh Fusus al Hikam

by Bali efendi (d. 961 H. - 1553 AD)

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Arabic manuscript, commentary on Fusus al Hikam of Ibn Arabi. approx. 500 p. out-ruled in silver, with illuminated heading on the first page. fine Naskh script by Muhammad Zihni in the late H. 10th or the beginning of the 11th C.Contemporary Full leather Ottoman style binding with flap. Shaykh Bali Efendi from Sofia (d. 1553) was born in Strumica… Read more
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Rare poetry Diwan of an Alawite (Nusayri) prince

by Al Amir Hasan al Makzoun al Sinjari ( 583 - 638 H / 1187 - 1240 AD )

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Approx. 200 P. Arabic Diwan of Hasan b. Yusuf Makzoun b. Kheder al Azdi al Sinjari. One of the most accepted leaders by the Syrian Alawites (Nusayri), He was the Emir of Sinjar the became a sufi . An Arabic manuscript written Tarsus 1313 AH. by Mu'alla Muhammad Abboud Kismet for the Sheikh Muhammad b. Ali al Homsi
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image of The original manuscript draft of the most important work about the history of Bulak press, Tarikh Matba'at Bulak prepared by the author in 1936 to be presented to the faculty of literature in the Egyptian University in Cairo, for the MA. degree

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long 4to, 30. 192ff, with 26, 16ff appendix. WITH UNPUBLISHED PARTS. The most important of the specific history of Bulak press which later printed in Bulak printing house in 1953 as: تاريخ مطبعة بولاق و لمحة في تاريخ الطباعة في بلدان الشرق الأوسط Unique manuscript of the author.
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image of Minhaju'l- fukara , an Ottoman Turkish manuscript on the Mawlawiyya Sufisim and ethics copied by the Imam of Nicosia in Cyprus منهاج الفقراء مخطوط بيد شيخ المولوية في لفقوشة بقبرص

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H. 11th - AD. 17th C. On the Mawlawi Sufism method. Index, 239 ff, Ottoman Turkish fine Ta`liq script with a not on the front of the first page that the copy has been written by Sadri Effendi, the Malawi Shaykh of Nicosia. Fine ornamented contemporary covers with marbled inner paper. All pages out ruled in gold. Heading golden illumination… Read more
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image of Riyad-us-Saliheen, a manuscript been read in Al Umawi mosque in Damascus during the 8th ,14th C. مخطوط رياض الصالحين

Riyad-us-Saliheen, a manuscript been read in Al Umawi mosque in Damascus during the 8th ,14th C. مخطوط رياض الصالحين

by Abu Zakaria Yahya Ibn Sharaf al-Nawawī (631–676 A.H./1234–1277) أبو زكريا يحيى بن شرف النووي

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Approx. 150 ff, in later Ottoman style full lather binding tooled in gold, 9th or 10th C. H., 15th or 16th C. AD. 27 x 17 cm. Some pages are molded and lightly attached to each other, which need to light restoration. The copy contains marginal notes with some tells that the copy has been read in the Umawi (Amawi)… Read more
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image of Unrecorded early Arabic manuscript of Rawh al- Ruh on preaching and Islamic ethic, with other tow works of the author

Unrecorded early Arabic manuscript of Rawh al- Ruh on preaching and Islamic ethic, with other tow works of the author

by abdurrahman bin Ali bin Muhammad al Jawzi al Qurashi al Baghdadi, Abu al- Faraj (508-597 AH.,- 1114-1201 AD.)

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Handwritten Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Unique Arabic manuscript, mentioned by Abdulhamid al- 'Alwaji in his comprehensive work; Mu'allafat Ibn al- Jawzi p 135 as a second name of Rawh al Arwah which was printed in Cairo in the beginning of the 20th C, but comparing with the published work, We found that the tow… Read more
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image of Jawahir al Uqyan Fi Sharh 'Umdat ul Irfan جواهر العقيان في شرح عمدة العرفان Imperial Turkish manuscript on the Qur'anic subjects

Jawahir al Uqyan Fi Sharh 'Umdat ul Irfan جواهر العقيان في شرح عمدة العرفان Imperial Turkish manuscript on the Qur'anic subjects

by Hamdullah b. Khayr ed Din known as Khatib Ayasofya (d. 983 AH, 1575 AD.) حمدالله بن خير الدين خير الله القسطنطيني الرومي الحنفي المقرئ

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280 p. of Ottoman Turkish Naskhi script, possibly copied during the author's life. The author's commentary on his Qur'anic book which he wrote it in Arabic and called " 'Umdat ul Irfan ". The author has finished this commentary in 951 AH. which it is possibly the copy date. The main book written in red and the commentary in black,… Read more
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image of Arabic manuscript on sufism; Kitab al-Tanwir fi isqat al-tadbir التنوير في إسقاط التدبير  Illuminating Guidance on dropping Self-Direction

Arabic manuscript on sufism; Kitab al-Tanwir fi isqat al-tadbir التنوير في إسقاط التدبير Illuminating Guidance on dropping Self-Direction

by Ibn Ata' Allah al-Iskandari (al Sakandari) ابن عطاء الله السكندري d. 709 AH, 1311 AD.

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1450
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80 p. of Arabic Naskh script by Muhammad b. Abi Bakr b. Ali b. Muhammad b. Ali ... al Hariri in 848 AH. 1450 AD. with a " Sama' سماع " written by the scribe and annotated by Shihab ud Din b. Ahmad al Qadiri al Mawsili al iqna'i in 849 AH. In a Mamluk style, possibly contemporary binding.… Read more
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image of Unique manuscript of the first vol. of Maqbul al Manqul al jami' li Ahadith al Rasul on Hadith مقبول المنقول الجامع لأحاديث الرسول

Unique manuscript of the first vol. of Maqbul al Manqul al jami' li Ahadith al Rasul on Hadith مقبول المنقول الجامع لأحاديث الرسول

by 'Ala al-Din 'Ali b. Muhammad b. Ibrahim .Umar b. Khalil ash-Shihi, al-Baghdadi al-Shafi'i al-Khazin (678 - 741 H.) علاء الدين علي بن محمد بن إبراهيم الخازن

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104 lvs including 3 p. of index. Naskh script on buff white paper. 28 cm tall, with few missing leaves from the end which include "kitab al i'tiqaf". Unique manuscript from the 8th or the beginning of the 9th c. H. (14th AD.). Title on the first page 1a: الجزء الأول من كتاب مقبول المنقول الجامع لأحاديث الرسول صلى… Read more
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RASULİD YEMEN QUR'AN JUZ' XİX from the 14th or 15th c.

by Qur'anic section

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Arabic manuscript on buff paper, each folio with 6ll. of large flowing naskh, red diacritics, clusters of three gold dots marking verses, three sura headings in loose gold naskh, opening folio with gold and polychrome carpet page framing title, some staining to margins, in contemporary brown morocco stamped with elaborate cruciform motif, doublures stamped with central medallion within calligraphic frame.… Read more
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image of Asbab al-nuzul , early Arabic manuscript on the occasions of Quranic revelation dated 689 H., 1290 AD. ( أسباب النزول للواحدي)

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Early Arabic manuscript possibly copied in Yemen, dated 689 H., 1290 AD. complete copy in 200 p. of one of the earliest works on this subject. In red morocco ornamented full leather binding, 17th or 18th C. The manuscript is in mint condition. The earliest and the most important work in this genre is undoubtedly Kitab asbab al-Nuzul ("Book of occasions… Read more
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