Ṭawāliʻ al-anwār min maṭāliʻ al-anẓār ... [etc.].

  • Manuscript, Book
324 leaves : paper ; 201 x 103 (150 x 65 and 160 x 70) mm. bound to 200 x 115 mm.


Summary note
Collection of texts mostly by ʻAbd Allāh al-Bayḍawī.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Written in medium small naskh in black ink, except the last text, written in a small nastaʻlīq. Title on the lower edge of the text block (hardly legible). Foliation in pencil using Western numerals (counting the first fly-leaf as fol. 1). On fol. 2a: Several inscriptions and ownership statements; stamp from the library of Majd al-Dīn; inscription "1273" using Arabic numerals, in red ink. On fol. 117a: Seal. Catchword on the verso of each leaf. Inscription "95" using Arabic numerals on a label pasted on the upper cover.
  • According to the colophons, texts 1, 2 and 3 were copied by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad in Madrasah Kāmūyah in 699 (see fol. 113b-114a, 185b, 322b). Collation statement dated 2 Muḥarram 710 (fol. 323a).
Binding note
Upper and lower covers made of red leather over paper pasteboard. Traces of an envelope flap. Marbled paper pasted on both covers. Paper pastedowns. Traces of a label on the spine.
  • 1. fol. 2b-114a: Ṭawāliʻ al-anwār min maṭāliʻ al-anẓār / ʻAbd Allāh al-Bayḍawī, d. 1286?
  • 2. fol. 117b-185b: Minhāj al-wuṣūl ilá ʻilm al-uṣūl / ʻAbd Allāh al-Bayḍawī, d. 1286?
  • 3. fol. 187b-323a: Īḍāḥ al-asrār fī sharḥ al-Minhāj / ʻAlī ibn Rūzbihān al-Khunjī, d. 1307.
  • 4. fol. 323b-324a: Taḥqīq masʼalat al-tjzī fī al-ijtihād [mentioning a Sharḥ al-Mukhtaṣar al-ʻAḍudī].
From the Kitābkhānah-i Majd al-Dīn, no. 1496.
Mach, R. and E. Ormsby. Handlist (New Series), 321, 733, 1553
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