Artist book with text and images. Indian ink and charcoal on notebook paper.   The text inscribed in the book, translated by Fergus Reoch and Sadik Alfraji) reads as follows. 1  (seal)صادق Sadik ____________________________________________________  2 no text ____________________________________________________  3 إصعد قاربك وارحل، يا علي Get on your boat and leave, Ali ____________________________________________________  4 خذ نبع الماء يا عليّ Take the water spring, my Ali ____________________________________________________  5 علي يا حبيبي أنت صنعت قارباَ يحملك إليّ.. فسرقتهُ أنا ليحملني أنا إلى حيث أنت My dear Ali, you have made a boat to carry you to me… I have stolen it to carry me to where you are ____________________________________________________  6 كنت مثلك يا علي... عندي قارب...كان لونه من ذهب الاحلام وكان مرصعاً باللازورد، اللازورد ياعلي I was like you, Ali… I had a boat… It was the colour of gold in dreams and it was studded with lapis lazuli, w… (See Merlin record for full description)

Ali's Boat 1

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