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  • Jake Benson
    Th $20 marbled Continental Currency notes were all sold last year, but noteworthy www.stacks.com
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 31, 2006
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      Th $20 marbled Continental Currency notes were all sold last year, but
      noteworthy

      www.stacks.com

      <http://www.stacks.com/viewlot.php?
      auction=ST0105&lot=1698&auclink=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5zdGFja3MuY29tL3ZpZXdjYXQu
      cGhwP2F1Y3Rpb249U1QwMTA1JmhlYWRpbmc9MzA4NSZoZWFkaW5nbGV2ZWw9MiNsb3QxNjk4
      &PHPSESSID=2f932cbaf63e53e93b53ea7d38e3a8a7#fullimage>

      <http://www.stacks.com/viewlot.php?
      auction=ST0105&lot=1699&auclink=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5zdGFja3MuY29tL3ZpZXdjYXQu
      cGhwP2F1Y3Rpb249U1QwMTA1JmhlYWRpbmc9MzA4NSZoZWFkaW5nbGV2ZWw9MiNsb3QxNjk5
      &PHPSESSID=2f932cbaf63e53e93b53ea7d38e3a8a7>

      <http://www.stacks.com/viewlot.php?
      auction=ST0105&lot=1700&auclink=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5zdGFja3MuY29tL3ZpZXdjYXQu
      cGhwP2F1Y3Rpb249U1QwMTA1JmhlYWRpbmc9MzA4NSZoZWFkaW5nbGV2ZWw9MiNsb3QxNzAw
      &PHPSESSID=2f932cbaf63e53e93b53ea7d38e3a8a7>

      and then also check out lot 1701, a counterfeit detector note.

      <http://www.stacks.com/viewlot.php?
      auction=ST0105&lot=1701&auclink=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5zdGFja3MuY29tL3ZpZXdjYXQu
      cGhwP2F1Y3Rpb249U1QwMTA1JmhlYWRpbmc9MzA4NSZoZWFkaW5nbGV2ZWw9MiNsb3QxNzAw
      &PHPSESSID=2f932cbaf63e53e93b53ea7d38e3a8a7>


      then this has also come up for sale at Sotheby's

      Arts of the Islamic World April 6th 2006
      SALE L06220
      LOT 13

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      QUR'AN, ILLUMINATED ARABIC MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER WITH LACQUER BINDING
      SIGNED BY AHMAD AL-NAYRIZI, SAFAVID, PERSIA, LATE 17TH CENTURY, BINDING
      DATED A.H. 1123/A.D. 1711

      DESCRIPTION

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      306 leaves, approximately 15 lines per page written in neat naskhi
      script in black ink on polished paper, verses marked by gold roundels,
      sura headings in thuluth script in gold, margins ruled in colours and
      gold, textual divisions and sajdas marked in margins with the words
      juz', hizb and sajda in gold, fully illuminated double-page
      frontispiece, closing prayer signed Ahmad, stamped twice with an
      official Qajar library stamp with the date A.H. 1326/A.D. 1908 and once
      with a stamp allowing export with the date A.D. 1326/A.D. 1947, fine
      calligraphic lacquer binding, signed Ahmad al-Nayrizi and dated A.H.
      1123, lacquered doublures of finely marbled paper.

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      5,000�7,000 GBP

      https://search.sothebys.com/jsps/live/lot/LotDetail.jsp?lot_id=4LGXH

      unfortunately no marbling! but very fine work and a very early signed
      lacquer binding at that!

      Enlarged image

      <https://search.sothebys.com/jsps/live/lot/LotBigPic.jsp?
      LOT_ID=4LGXH&LG=/images/products/4/L/4LGXH_L06220-13-1.jpg&SM=/images/
      products/4/L/4LGXH-smaller-L06220-13
      -1.jpg&CAP=&sale_number=L06220&live_lot_id=13&image_num=1&flag=lgImage>


      Benson's Hand Bindery
      Fine Custom Bookbinding, Conservation, & Hand Marbled Papers
      Jake Benson, Proprietor
      1027 Brookwood Circle
      West Columbia, SC 29169
      (803) 926-5544
      handbindery@...

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