London, South Kensington
18 April 2016
'ALI BIN 'ABDULLAH BIN SALMUN AL-KINANI (D. 1330 AD): Al-'IQD AL-MUNAZZAM LI AL-HUKKAM
ANDALUSIA OR NORTH AFRICA, 14TH/15TH CENTURY
An Andalusian treatise on Islamic law, vol. I and II, Arabic manuscript on European watermarked paper, 110ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 23ll. of sepia maghribi script, titles in larger black script, some in blue, occasional marginal notes and red highlights, incomplete at beginning and end, colophon of vol. I not dated or signed, in gilt and stamped morocco binding with flap
olio 10 ¾ x 7 ¾in. (27.3 x 20cm.)
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The present manuscript is an early copy of this work by Ibn al-Salmun. He was a scholar from Granada where he died in 1340 AD.
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