Muhammad Mahdi Al-Fasi, Matali' al-masarrat bi-jala' Dala'il al-Khayrat, a commentary on Al-Jazuli's collection of prayers North Africa, dated 15th Rabi' al-Awwal 1124/22nd April 1712
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Muhammad Mahdi Al-Fasi, Matali' al-masarrat bi-jala' Dala'il al-Khayrat, a commentary on Al-Jazuli's collection of prayers North Africa, dated 15th Rabi' al-Awwal 1124/22nd April 1712
£700 - 900
US$ 1,200 - 1,500
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Muhammad Mahdi Al-Fasi, Matali' al-masarrat bi-jala' Dala'il al-Khayrat, a commentary on Al-Jazuli's collection of prayers
North Africa, dated 15th Rabi' al-Awwal 1124/22nd April 1712
Arabic manuscript on paper, 291 leaves, 20 lines to the page written in maghribi script in brown ink, various hands, significant words and sentences picked out in red or dark brown, catchwords, occasional commentaries in margins, colophon gives the name of the scribe 'Abd al-Rahman [...] bin Ibrahim [...], some staining mostly confined to outer margins, lacking binding, now in archival phase box
270 x 185 mm.

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  • Al-Fasi (d. 1698) drew on the most important early copies of the Dala'il al-Khayrat, notably the Sahliyya, which was acknowledged as the most authoritative text since it was said to have been read in company with al-Jazuli himself by his pupil, Muhammad al-Sughayyir al-Sahli.
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