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MANUSCRIPT PLANS OF MEDINA AND MECCA
[MOHAMMAD ibn SULAYMAN al-DJUZULI (al-JAZULI)(of Morocco, d. 870 AH, 1465 AD, Imam in the Sufi tradition)] Dala'il al-Khayrat,     1823 (1239 Hiri)
Arabic Manuscript on paper, Naskh and Nasta liq calligraphic styles, 480 pp. recased contemporary papered boards, 25 pages with gilded and coloured panels, with 5 full page plan drawings of Mecca and Medina, 6¼ x 5¾ ins. 21 x 14 cm. some soiling and occasional worming, inner margins guarded,
A Sufi classic, a Guide for Pilgrims, with its emphasis on meditation, the recitation of the holy names, the praying for the Prophet, and inward devotion. The full page views of the holy places are especially attractive.
£3500.00   
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Stock ref: 14134



 
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