Kitab Sharh al-Irshad, jurisprudence probably late Mamluk, Egypt, dated Friday 25th Shaban 878/14th January 1474
Lot 5
Kitab Sharh al-Irshad, jurisprudence probably late Mamluk, Egypt, dated Friday 25th Shaban 878/14th January 1474
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,600
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Lot Details
Kitab Sharh al-Irshad, jurisprudence
probably late Mamluk, Egypt, dated Friday 25th Shaban 878/14th January 1474
Arabic manuscript on paper, 316 leaves, incomplete at beginning, 31 lines to the page written in clear naskhi script in black ink, significant words and sentences picked out in red throughout, occasional commentaries in outer margins, catchwords, text written in more than one hand, discoloration, some staining and soiling, later brown morocco with stamped central medallions and cornerpieces, some defects, with flap, crudely rebacked
266 x 181 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Inscription stating that the manuscript was owned by Muhammad 'Abdul-Mu'nim bin Muhammad bin Muhammad bin 'Abdul-Mu'nim a-Jawhari al-Shafi'i.
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