23 April 2002
MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA'IL AL-BUKHARI (D. AH 256/870 AD): AL-JAMI' AL-SAHIH (PART III)
Egypt or Syria, AH 7 Muharram 780/6 May 1378 AD
Hadith, Arabic manuscript on paper, 255ff. with 19ll. of sepia naskh, titles in larger script, opening flyleaf with title of work and library inscriptions, final folio with colophon signed by the scribe Isma'il ibn Muhammad ibn Bardas? ibn Nasir Bardas on 7 Muharram 780, further owners' inscriptions around colophon, generally good condition, red morocco binding with paper overlay
Folio 8 1/8 x 6in. (20.5 x 15.5cm.)
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The scribe's family name Bardas or Bardush may be a Mamluk name of Turkish origin. There is a further mention of the family name in an ownership inscription next to the colophon dated 819.
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