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    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 22

    MUHAMMAD BIN 'ABDULLAH KHATIB AL-TABRIZI (D. 1341 AD): MISHKAT AL-MASABIH

    MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY

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    MUHAMMAD BIN 'ABDULLAH KHATIB AL-TABRIZI (D. 1341 AD): MISHKAT AL-MASABIH
    MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
    Vol. I, Arabic manuscript on paper, 311ff. plus one fly-leaf, each folio with 15ll. of black nasta'liq script, titles in larger red script, important words picked out in red, text within double red rules, with catchwords, text preceded with index, with occasional marginal notes, in plain morocco binding
    Text panel 8 1/8 x 4 ½in. (20.6 x 11.3cm.)


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    This work on hadith is an expanded version of Kitab al-masabih, an earlier work on hadith by Al-Baghawi (d. 1122 AD) whose name is mentioned in the preface. The author also mentions in his preface the most important authors on hadith such as al-Bukhari, Muslim, al-Shafi'i, Ibn Hanbal, etc.

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