Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat, six volumes, copied by Hasanian Shams-ad-Din bin Isma'il bin 'Abbas bin Muhammad bin 'Abdullah al-Husaini probably Egypt, Cairo, circa AH 1251/AD 1835(6)
Lot 52
Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat, six volumes, copied by Hasanian Shams-ad-Din bin Isma'il bin 'Abbas bin Muhammad bin 'Abdullah al-Husaini probably Egypt, Cairo, circa AH 1251/AD 1835(6)
£300 - 400
US$ 490 - 650

Lot Details
Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat, six volumes, copied by Hasanian Shams-ad-Din bin Isma'il bin 'Abbas bin Muhammad bin 'Abdullah al-Husaini
probably Egypt, Cairo, circa AH 1251/AD 1835
Arabic manuscript on paper, between thirty-one and fifty-two leaves per volume, a total of 272, 11 lines to the page written in naskhi script, significant words picked out in red throughout, some waterstaining mostly restricted to outer margins, contemporary brown morocco, with flaps, worn, some detached, seal impression of al-Sayyid Hasanian, dated AH 1251/AD 1835
115 x 81 mm.(6)

Footnotes

  • Waqf inscriptions on the flyleaves state that some of these volumes were endowed to the mosque of Jawhar al-Ilah al-Safavi in Souk al-Silah (the weapons market).
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