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AHMAD BIN AL-HUSAYN AL-MUTANABBI (D. 965 AD): DIWAN
AHMAD BIN AL-HUSAYN AL-MUTANABBI (D. 965 AD): DIWAN

SIGNED ZAYN AL-'ABIDIN BIN WALI HAJJI BIN 'ALI BIN ZAYN AL-'ABIDIN, PROBABLY YEMEN, DATED SATURDAY 14 DHU AL-HIJJA AH 1051/16 MARCH 1642 AD

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AHMAD BIN AL-HUSAYN AL-MUTANABBI (D. 965 AD): DIWAN
SIGNED ZAYN AL-'ABIDIN BIN WALI HAJJI BIN 'ALI BIN ZAYN AL-'ABIDIN, PROBABLY YEMEN, DATED SATURDAY 14 DHU AL-HIJJA AH 1051/16 MARCH 1642 AD
Poetry, Arabic manuscript on paper, 217ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 13ll. of black naskh script organized in two columns with polychrome roundel markers, titles in large red, black or blue thuluth script, text within double red rules, catchwords, opening folio with large basmallah in thuluth script, with added notes at beginning and dates of 1079, 1178 and 1226, with various owners' notes, on stamped brown morocco binding with flap
Text panel 6¼ x 4in. (15.8 x 10.1cm.); folio 8¼ x 5¾in. (21 x 15cm.)
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