Cloth bound book containing philosophical text by Sha Mustaffa in the Arab language in Arabic script. Handwritten text mostly in neat rows with small writing, with additional material pasted in and written along the edges. Interesting use of recycled paper, and arrangement of text in blocks on page. Collector’s number 10243.

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