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14 October 2005
MUHAMMAD B. IBRAHIM AL-TATA'I (D. AH 942/1535 AD): JAWAHIR AL-DURAR FI HALL 'ALFAZ AL-MUKHTASAR, NORTH AFRICA, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
First part of the commentary on the Mukhtasar, or Compend on Maliki law by Khalili, entitled "The Jewels of Pearls in explantation of the Compend", Arabic manuscript on paper, 175ff. with 37ll. of sepia maghribi book hand, important words in red, numerous marginal notes, brown morocco binding with flap -- Folio 13.5 x 8¾in. (34 x 23.5cm.)
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This volume contains the first part of the commentary, down to the end of the section of the feeding of slaves (fi nafaqat al-mamluk). The author died AH 942/1535 AD; for his life, see Brockelman, ii, p.316.
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