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ABU'L HUSAYN AHMAD IBN FARIS IBN ZAKARIYYA IBN MUHAMMAD IBN HABIB AL-QAZVINI AL-RAZI (D. AH 395/1005-06 AD): THIRD VOLUME OF AL-MUJMAL FI'L-LUGHA
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ABU'L HUSAYN AHMAD IBN FARIS IBN ZAKARIYYA IBN MUHAMMAD IBN HABIB AL-QAZVINI AL-RAZI (D. AH 395/1005-06 AD): THIRD VOLUME OF AL-MUJMAL FI'L-LUGHA

SIGNED 'ABD AL-RAHMAN IBN MUHAMMAD AL-ANBARI, NEAR EAST, DATED THE END OF RAJAB AH 534/MARCH 1140 AD

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ABU'L HUSAYN AHMAD IBN FARIS IBN ZAKARIYYA IBN MUHAMMAD IBN HABIB AL-QAZVINI AL-RAZI (D. AH 395/1005-06 AD): THIRD VOLUME OF AL-MUJMAL FI'L-LUGHA
SIGNED 'ABD AL-RAHMAN IBN MUHAMMAD AL-ANBARI, NEAR EAST, DATED THE END OF RAJAB AH 534/MARCH 1140 AD
A lexicon, Arabic manuscript on buff paper, 97ff. plus 2 fly-leaves, each folio with 30 to 35ll. of loose sepia naskh, headings and important words in larger naskh, occasional marginal notes, colophon with signature and date in smaller naskh, some staining, in later purple morocco with marbled paper boards, buff paper doublures
Folio 9 7/8 x 7in. (24.9 x 18cm.)

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The work Al-Mujmal fi'l-Lugha, is a small dictionary of familiar words and phrases, which gives the words' origins. A copy of the second volume of this work, dated sixty years later than this manuscript, was sold in these Rooms, 14 October 1997, lot 71.
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