6 October 2009
ABU 'ABDULLAH BIN MALIK AL-ANDALUSI (D. AH 672/1274 AD): TASHIL AL-FAWA'ID WA TAKMIL AL-MAQASID
SIGNED AHMAD BIN 'ALI BIN AHMAD AL-KUFI AL-HAMADANI, PROBABLY ANDALUSIA, DATED MIDDLE OF SHAWWAL AH 733/JUNE-JULY 1333 AD
On grammar, Arabic manuscript on paper, 161ff. plus 2 fly-leaves, each folio with 13ll. of black naskh, titles in red, catchwords, colophon signed and dated, some marginal notes, in paper cover binding
Folio 6¾ x 4 7/8in. (17 x 12.2cm.)
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This is a very early copy of the work, written within 58 years of the author's death.
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