Ibn Malik, Al-Wafiyah 'ala Sharh al-Kafiyah, treatise on Arabic grammar, copied by Safar Effendi bin 'Ali Ottoman Anatolia, 16th Century(3)
Lot 18
Ibn Malik, Al-Wafiyah 'ala Sharh al-Kafiyah, treatise on Arabic grammar, copied by Safar Effendi bin 'Ali Ottoman Anatolia, 16th Century(3)
Sold for £120 (US$ 196) inc. premium

Lot Details
Ibn Malik, Al-Wafiyah 'ala Sharh al-Kafiyah, treatise on Arabic grammar, copied by Safar Effendi bin 'Ali
Ottoman Anatolia, 16th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 226 leaves, approximately 15 lines to the page written in a cursive script in black ink, significant words picked out in red, waterstaining affecting some areas of text, discoloration, brown morocco with marbled paper, worn, with flap, 201 x 133 mm.; and another Arabic manuscript, the treatise 'ilm al-kalam, Ottoman 17th/18th Century, incomplete at end, 208 x 160 mm.; and Kitab 'Aqa'id, Ottoman, 17th/18th Century
190 x 140 mm.(3)

Footnotes

  • This work was compiled by Ibn Malik (d. AH 672/AD 1274) and is a commentary on the author's own al-Kafiyat al-Shafiya, a well-known metrical grammar of Arabic. Another copy is in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin (see A. Arberry, A Handlist of the Arabic Manuscripts, vol. VI, Dublin 1963, p. 25, no. 4580).
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

Contacts
  1. Islamic (UK)
    Auction Administration - Islamic and Indian Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7468 8268
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8283
  2. Matthew Thomas
    Specialist - Islamic and Indian Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, United Kingdom W1S 1SR
    Work +44 20 7468 8270
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8283
Similar Items