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Abdallah al-Ansar, Nasayih, Maxims of ‘Abdallah, copied by Muhammad Amin al-Husaini Turmudi, Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 988/AD 1580-81, Persian manuscript on gold-sprinkled paper, 15 leaves, 9 lines to the page written in elegant nasta’liq script in black ink

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Abdallah al-Ansar, Nasayih, Maxims of ‘Abdallah, copied by Muhammad Amin al-Husaini Turmudi, Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 988/AD 1580-81, Persian manuscript on gold-sprinkled paper, 15 leaves, 9 lines to the page written in elegant nasta’liq script in black ink, inner margins ruled in gold, catchwords in wide outer margins, one illuminated headpiece in colours and gold, discoloration, waterstaining, marbled-paper covers, worn, 19 x 11.2cm.  An inscription on folio 1r states: From the library of Abu Bakr bin Rustam bin Ahmad al-Shirvani (the celebrated bibliophile).