Abu Nasy Isma'il bin Hamad al-Jawhari, Al-Sahah fi al-lugha (an Arabic dictionary), vol. VI only
probably Iraq or Syria, 14th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 169 leaves, 17 lines to the page written in elegant naskhi script in black ink, words picked out in red in outer margins throughout, headings in a bold script, some waterstaining restricted to upper and lower outer margins, later title page, later black morocco binding with central medallions decorated with floral motifs outlined in gold
245 x 165 mm.