23 April 2002
MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA'IL AL-BUKHARI (D. AH 256/870 AD): AL-JAMI' AL-SAHIH (PART XL)
Almeria, AH 5 Dhu'l Qa'da 532/15 July 1138 AD
Hadith, Arabic manuscript on parchment, 31ff. with 26ll. of sepia maghribi, the opening 20ff. of the manuscript a later replacement on paper, titles in large size, final folio with colophon recording the completion of the manuscript on Thursday 5 Dhu'l Qa'da 532 in Almeria by Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Da'ud al-Ghasani of Wadi Ashbi, later tan morocco binding with flap
Folio 11 x 8in. (27.7 x 20.2cm.)
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Another section of this manuscript copied by the same scribe in Almeria was sold in these rooms, 16 October 2001, lot 29.
Al-Wadi Ashbi is the modern town of Guadix in Spain.
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