Over the past few weeks we’ve added a great many more antiquities, archaeology and art history related books and collections of books to all of our online stores. Some are quite difficult to find. Many are offered at the lowest prices available anywhere on the internet.
Here are links to all of our online shops (all open in a new tab or window) and a few images:
An extraordinary manuscript is to be auctioned in London, October 8 — An unusual Qur’an manuscript, written from memory by Ayub bin Suleyman (Job, son of Solomon), a former slave, originally from the kingdom of Foota (modern Senegal), who had been taken into slavery, transported to America, escaped from his owners in Maryland, made his way to England and eventually home to west Africa. Dated AD 1733 Here is the link to this object at Bonhams auction house in London — http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21359/lot/137/?page_anchor=MR1_page_lots%3D2%26r1%3D100%26m1%3D1