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Islamic manuscript from Persia - 1823

Rare Islamic prayer book or guide for pilgrims (“Dala’il al-Khayrat”), in various calligraphic styles. With exceptionally beautiful illumination on more than 25 pages. Richly illustrated with i.a. 5 drawings of Mecca and Medina More

Islamic Ottoman manuscript - circa 1850

Page from an Ottoman prayer book with an exceptionally beautiful miniature of Istanbul, the Hagia Sophia Mosque, the Maiden’s Tower and a ship in the ‘gold plated’ Bospurus More

Dominico Decolonia - De Arte Rhetorica Libri Quinque - 1796

Lectissimis Veterum Auctorum aetatis aureae, perpetuisque exemplis illustrati; Auctore P. Dominico Decolonia, Societatis Jesu Presbytero. Quibus Accesere Institutiones Poeticae, Auctore P. Josepho Juvencio ex eâdem Societate; Utrumque Novissime Castigatum More

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