Lot 39 (Islamic & Indian Art, 22nd April 2020)
AN ASTRONOMY MANUSCRIPT
Isfahan, Iran, dated 1218 AH (1803)
Persian manuscript on paper, 132ff., plus four fly-leaves, each folio with 16ll. of shikasteh nasta'liq script, the working handbook in 18 chapters, discussing the science of stars and extraction of calendars, the tides and eclipses among other subjects, containing many charts and diagrams, in black and red ink, in soft calf binding, the folio 21cm x 15cm.
Sold for £1,125