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Auction 105, Lot 586

"[Coptic-Arabic Manuscript Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Manuscripts

Period: 1620 (circa)

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Size:
9.2 x 13 inches
23.4 x 33 cm

Rare leaf from a Coptic-Arabic Lectionary written in Egypt in the early part of the 17th century. The leaf is embellished with superb Coptic decoration with a bold, colorful header and a fish motif. The text is written in two columns, Coptic with an Arabic translation, in black, red and yellow ink.

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Condition: B

Scattered spotting, mostly in margins.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Unsold

Closed on 12/3/2003

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