FATH AL-KITAB AL-MUBIN...
Caucasus, possibly Chechnya, AH 1274/1877 AD
Arabic manuscript on wove paper, 18ll. black naskh, words overlined in red, green and yellow, marginal notes, headings in larger bold script, dated Rabi' II 1294, stamped brown morocco binding - 21.5 x 17.3cm.; kitab al-ijaz, 11ll., headings in large bold script, marginal notes, colophon on final folio signed by 'Umar b. ?Abaq and dated AH 993/1585 AD in the madrasa of Mulla Sha'ban in Mashlasha, stamped brown morocco binding - 21.5 x 15cm.; kitab sharh juma' al-jawami' fi usul al-fiqh, paper watermarked with 3 crescent moons, 19ll., words in red, marginal notes, dated 13 Rajab 1185/1771 AD, brown morocco binding and flap - 23 x 17cm.; kitab tukham al-as'il bi ujubihi al-masa'il, 23ll., words in red, black morocco binding - 20 x 13.5cm.; kitab bulugh al-amani fi 'aqidat al-shabani, 19ll., words in red, double red ruled margin, illuminated heading at start (posibly later), Ottoman, dated Rajab AH 1116/1704 AD, purple paper covered boards - 20 x 14cm.; kitab mashraq sharif, 15ll., words in red, marginal notes, 15th century, paper covered boards - 21.5 x 14cm.; sharh al-sinusi fi'l-aqa'id, 21ll., words and phrases in or overlined in red, dated AH 1121/1709 AD, paper covered boards - 21 x 15cm.; sharh jami' wa'l-jwami', paper watermarked with 3 crescent moons, 21ll., words and phrases in red, dated AH 1245/1829 AD, printed paper covered boards - 21 x 15.4cm; a treatise, paper watermarked with copper-plate script ".... Bordenone?", 25ll., words in red, red morocco binding - 25.5 x 18.8cm.; another, 15ll., words in red, marginal notes in red, brown stamped morocco binding - 21 x 15cm.; and an autograph book, with signatures from people in Egypt and Britain, in English and Arabic, 1930s, brown morocco binding - 19.5 x 16cm.
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