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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 11

    AL-FAWA'ID AL-NAFISA WA AL-DAQA'IQ AL-LATIFA

    SIGNED MUHAMMAD BIN YUSUF AL-SAYDAWI, MAMLUK LEVANT, DATED EARLY SAFAR AH 768/OCTOBER 1366 AD

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    AL-FAWA'ID AL-NAFISA WA AL-DAQA'IQ AL-LATIFA
    SIGNED MUHAMMAD BIN YUSUF AL-SAYDAWI, MAMLUK LEVANT, DATED EARLY SAFAR AH 768/OCTOBER 1366 AD
    A manual on hadith by an anonymous author, Arabic manuscript on paper, 133ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 21ll. of black naskh script, titles and important words picked out in red, with occasional marginal notes, catchwords, colophon dated and signed by the scribe whose nisba indicates he was from Sidon in present Lebanon, with other later added notes, incomplete at beginning, in stamped brown morocco; together with a Timurid commentary on Shi'i fiqh, 151ff., each with 25ll. of black naskh script, incomplete at beginning, with note giving the title as Ta'liqat 'ala kitab al-Kafi ila awhal al-a'imma, final folios replaced, with H. Kevorkian Collection label (1114)
    Folio 8 ½ x 6 1/8in. (21.6 x 15.6cm.)


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    The Timurid commentary on fiqh: The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (1114)