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Calligrapher Hafiz Osman - Dala'il al-Khayrat - 1328/1910

Dala'il al-Khayrat - Ottoman Period - 1328 AH (1910)

Cover is original and It is covered with a plastic protector for protection.

Rulers and page heads are completely gilded. The gildings were made by the printing house. Ornament is not a tezhip and not made a hand.

The decorations are yellow printing paints called "yaldız" in Turkish. Yaldız is not gold. "Yaldız" can also be translated as gilding in English but it is not gold.

The inscriptions and decorations were made by the printing press.

Totally 186 pages. Dimensions is 18.5 cm x 12.5 cm

It is a rare and collectible piece.

Hijri 1328 is Gregorian 1910. 112 years old. You can see the date on the first page.

It contains engravings of Mecca and Medina. It is rare because of its gilding decorations and velvet cover.
'Waymarks of Benefits and the Brilliant Burst of Lights in the Remembrance of Blessings on the Chosen Prophet'), usually shortened to Dala'il al-Khayrat, is a famous collection of prayers for the Islamic prophet Muhammad, which was written by the Moroccan Shadhili scholar Muhammad al-Jazuli (died 1465). It is popular in parts of the Islamic world amongst traditional Muslims—specifically North Africa, the Levant, Turkey, the Caucasus and South Asia—and is divided into sections for daily recitation.

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Religion
Author/ Illustrator Calligrapher Hafiz Osman
Book Title Dala'il al-Khayrat
Condition Good
Publication year oldest item 1328
Publication year youngest item 1910
Edition 1st Edition
Language Arabic
Original language Yes
Binding/ Material Mix / Multiple
Number of pages 186
Dimensions 18×12 cm
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