[الكافية]

[al-Kāfiyah].

Author
Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
1581.
Description
1 online resource (iv, 90, ii leaves) : paper, illuminations

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Summary note
Book on Arabic grammar.
Notes
  • Decoration: Blue and gold headpiece (f. 1v); rubrications in red; border-rules and page-opening frame-rule in red.
  • Four stamps and an owner's note, mostly scrubbed (f. 1r); notations and calculations in ink (flyleaves i-iii at front of book).
  • Layout: 7 long lines; border-ruled.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: Copy completed at the end of Dhū al-Ḥijjah 988 A.H. (f. 90v).
  • Script: Written in nastaʻlīq, with strong elements of naskh in black ink; pointed.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 448.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Source of description
Item cataloged from digital facsimile and existing description.
Binding note
Dark brown leather with gilded central mandorla.
Language note
Arabic.
Source acquisition
Gift of Helen R. Hull, 1968 (library bookplate inside front cover).
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
OCLC
1145170406
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