Sunan; Kitāb al-Marāsil ... [etc.].

Manuscript, Book
iii, 243, iii leaves : paper ; 265 x 190 (205 x 137) mm. bound to 273 x 203 mm.


Summary note
Collection of ḥadīths and letters by Abū Dāʼūd Sulaymān al-Sijistānī.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by cataloger.
  • 41 lines per page. Written in Maghribī(?) script in black ink with larger script for headings. Glazed light cream paper with horizontal laid lines visible. Collation notes. Marginal notes. Some pages are carefully mended. Title on the lower edge of the text block (hardly egible). Catchword on the verso of each leaf. Foliation in pencil using Western numerals.
  • In the colophon of Text 1 (fol. 222a), it is stated that the copy was completed on Friday 25 Ramaḍān 589. The only other date in the ms. is 1241 H., the date of a collation by Aḥmad ibn Saʻīd (fol. 222a).
Binding note
Lower and upper covers and envelope flap made of brown leather with a similar blind and gold tooled decoration, with a central roundel and an elaborate outer frame made of several fillets and running patterns. Rebound.
  • 1. fol. 1a: [Table of contents of the ms.].
  • 2. fol. 1b- 222a: Sunan / Abū Dāʼūd al-Sijistānī.
  • 3. fol. 222b-223a: Risālah / Abū Dāʼūd al-Sijistānī.
  • 4. fol. 224a-238b: Kitāb al-Marāsil / Abū Dāʼūd al-Sijistānī.
  • 5. fol. 239a-243b: Tasmiyat shuyūkh Abī Dāʼūd ... al-Sijistānī / [al-Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad al-Jayyānī].
Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
  • Mach, R. Yahuda, 596, 597, 755, 4646
  • Manṣūr, Ziyād M. (ed.). Tasmīyat shuyūkh Abī Dāwūd (2004), Juzʼ 1, p. 68-71
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