Kitab Manaqib Al Murtazavi Al Alavi (The Book of the Virtues of Imam Ali).

Kashfi Tirmizi, Muhammad Salih.

Published by Bombay, 1269 AH (1852 AD)., 1852
Hardcover
From Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH (Vienna, A, Austria)

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Large 8vo. (2), 358, (4), 359-504 pp., 2 final blanks. With double-page 'unwan. Lithographed throughout. Contemp. marbled calf, spine and covers gilt. A portrayal of the virtues of the fourth caliph and first Imam, Ali ibn `Abi Talib (602-661), in twelve chapters. Lithographic reproduction of manuscripts was common in Muslim countries, which showed traditional skepticism towards printing Arabic with movable types. The process had been introduced to India in 1824. - Slight browning and foxing; binding loosened. Occasional old marginalia. Attractive binding rubbed and bumped, with slight worming to one corner. Bookseller Inventory # 28103

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Title: Kitab Manaqib Al Murtazavi Al Alavi (The ...

Publisher: Bombay, 1269 AH (1852 AD).

Publication Date: 1852

Binding: Hardcover

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