Seller: autoparto (132) 100%, Location: Rotterdam, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282273807326 Persian religious manuscript in black and red ink on thin paperHandwriting in black ink with red headlines and underlining, partially in double columnsApproximately 200 pages of textBlind-tooled paper binding on cardboards in red, green and yellow Overall dimensions: 26.5 cm x 15 cm = 10.5 Inch x 6 inch Information from Bodleian Library United Kingdom: " The book is handwritten and probably dates from the 17th or 18th century CE. It is written in Persian and one of the folios you sent contains an account of Ali's removal of the gate of Khaybar Castle. The other one, which is written in a different hand is the beginning of a story about the infidel king Zarqum and his general Mikad (?), who has just brought Ali's shield to the presence of the king to receive the king's daughter in return. Of the two pages of poetry, one is on different topics (principles of faith, the parents of prophet Muhammad, the Qur'an, etc.) and the other is in praise of the prophet at the end of a book. " Condition:The paper is stained and browned in places. Binding: At the top of the spine there is a greater loss in the material and the joint is partially cracked. The spine and the covers show distinct signs of usage, especially in the corners and along the edges. The hinges are broken. The dimensions of the book are 26.5 x 15 cm = 10.5 Inch x 6 inch VERY NICE AND UNIQUE PIECE! MAIL FOR MORE PAGES!