Kitāb Ismāʻ al-ṣumm fī ithbāt al-sharaf min qibal al-umm ... [etc.].

Manuscript, Book
vii, 46, vii leaves : paper ; 273 x 188 (210 x 140 to 203 x 148) mm. bound to 278 x 202 mm.


Restrictions note
Access limited: Material extremely fragile; Apply to curator of manuscripts.
Summary note
Collection of four texts.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by cataloger.
  • 30 to 31 lines per page. Written in a medium small Maghribī script in black ink (faded to brown) with larger script for headings. European paper with watermark (see fol. 12); frame-ruled. Catchword on the verso of each leaf. Pagination using Western numerals on the center of the upper margin. Foliation in pencil using Western numerals. Worm eaten, with loss of text, especially on the last 5 leaves.
  • R. Mach and E. Ormsby date this ms. from the 12th cent. H.
Binding note
Re-used modern bookbinding with the reproduction of an Islamic pattern on the upper cover and of a picture of amphoras on the lower cover. Modern paper pastedowns and fly- leaves.
  • 1. fol. 1a-11a: Kitāb Ismāʻ al-ṣumm fī ithbāt al-sharaf min qibal al-umm / Muḥammad ibn Abī Zayd al-Marrākushī al-Ḍarīr.
  • 2. fol. 12a-14b: Anwār al-sarāʼir wa-sarāʼir al-anwār / Tāj al-Dīn [Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad] al-Sharīshī.
  • 3. fol. 14b-15a: [Excerpts] / al-Imām al-Sanūsī [Muḥammad ibn Yūsuf?].
  • 4. fol. 15b-24a: [Selections] / Abū al-Ḥasan al-Shādhilī.
  • 5. fol. 24a-45b: [Shifāʼ al-sāʼil li-tahdhīb al-masāʼil] / Ibn Khaldūn.
  • 6. fol. 46: [Blank].
Mach, R. and E. Ormsby. Handlist (New Series), 38, 365, 452, 1368
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