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Lot 136

A lectionary, Deacon ‘Ablahad, Iraq, circa 1870, biblical readings for the Chaldean Catholic...

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Lot 136

A lectionary, Deacon ‘Ablahad, Iraq, circa 1870, biblical readings for the Chaldean Catholic...

Price Realised: £15,744

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (31.2% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 136


A lectionary, Deacon ‘Ablahad, Iraq, circa 1870, biblical readings for the Chaldean Catholic community in Iraq, copied for three patrons of the Church of St Mary in Kirkuk, Syriac manuscript on paper, 199ff., 4fl., two columns of 20ll. of black script within red double-rules per page, section headings in red, polychrome strapwork frame on opening page, original blind-tooled binding, some damaged edges, some scattered marginal staining, clean text throughout, the cover with shelf wear consistent with age, 32.3 x 22.5cm.

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