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16th century map of Tabriz, Iran. * Matrakçı Nasuh's separate drawings of east and west Tabriz were put together

16th century map of Tabriz, Iran. * Matrakçı Nasuh's separate drawings of east and west Tabriz were put together

CORAN TURC. Ottoman Coran, by ALI AL-ALWYI AL-BALANI, dated May 5th, 1829.

CORAN TURC. Ottoman Coran, by ALI AL-ALWYI AL-BALANI, dated May 5th, 1829.

Leaf from Futuh al-Haramain (Description of the Two Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina), mid-16th century; Ottoman Probably Turkey

Leaf from Futuh al-Haramain (Description of the Two Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina), mid-16th century; Ottoman Probably Turkey

Ottoman dynasty, 1618, made in Istanbul. Paper cutouts of flowers mounted on paper folio. Ink & opaque watercolor. Album contains 60 folios.

Ottoman dynasty, 1618, made in Istanbul. Paper cutouts of flowers mounted on paper folio. Ink & opaque watercolor. Album contains 60 folios.

Arabian, in "A briefe relation of the Turckes, their kings, Emperors, or Grandsigneurs, their conquests, religion, customes, habbits, etc", 1618, Otoman dynasty

Arabian, in "A briefe relation of the Turckes, their kings, Emperors, or Grandsigneurs, their conquests, religion, customes, habbits, etc", 1618, Otoman dynasty

Woman, in "A briefe relation of the Turckes, their kings, Emperors, or Grandsigneurs, their conquests, religion, customes, habbits, etc", 1618, Otoman dynasty

Woman, in "A briefe relation of the Turckes, their kings, Emperors, or Grandsigneurs, their conquests, religion, customes, habbits, etc", 1618, Otoman dynasty

These compositions are signed by several of the most highly reputed Ottoman calligraphers: Seyh Hamdullah, Hafiz Osman, Hafiz Yusuf, Mehmed Rasim and Mahmud Celaluddin.

These compositions are signed by several of the most highly reputed Ottoman calligraphers: Seyh Hamdullah, Hafiz Osman, Hafiz Yusuf, Mehmed Rasim and Mahmud Celaluddin.

Paper leaf from a Koran written in eastern Kufi Iran; 11th-12th century 31.1 × 20.9 cm

Paper leaf from a Koran written in eastern Kufi Iran; 11th-12th century 31.1 × 20.9 cm

Kitab Al-Shifa (The Book of Healing) by Abū Alī ibn Sīnā (1027).

Kitab Al-Shifa (The Book of Healing) by Abū Alī ibn Sīnā (1027).

Book cover  14th century Mamluk period Egypt or Syria

Book cover 14th century Mamluk period Egypt or Syria

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