كتاب الاضاح شرح المفصل في النحو / لابن حاجب

Kitāb al-Īḍāḥ Sharḥ al-Mufaṣṣal fī al-naḥw / li-Ibn Ḥājib.

Author
Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
Shīrāz, [1260]
Description
237 leaves : paper ; 285 x 180 (175 x 115) mm. bound to 285 x 195 mm.

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Subject(s)
Summary note
Commentary on al-Mufaṣṣal, a treatise on grammar by Maḥmūd ibn ʻUmar al-Zamakhsharī (d. 538/1144).
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from title page (fol. 2a).
  • Incipit: قوله الله احمد على طريقة اياك نعبد تقديما للاهم
  • 25 lines per page. Written in medium small naskh in black ink (faded to brown), with use of red (occasional after fol. 116). The text is vocalized. Biscuit paper with laid lines and pulp visible. Chiefly quinions. Marginal annotations (mainly on the first leaves). Reading statement throughout ("balaghtu qirāʼatan ilá hāhunā", see fol. 35a). Table of contents on fol. 1b. Several inscriptions on fol. 1a, including a Kabīkaj. Fol. 235a-237b: Blank, except short inscription on fol. 235b. Label with title on the fore-edge flap.
  • Collation: Paper, fol. 237 ; 1¹⁰ (-1, before fol. 1) 2-23¹⁰ 24¹⁰ (-2, after fol. 237) ; most quires are numbered using Arabic ordinals in the form "al-thālith" (see fol. 20a).
  • Copy completed on Yawm al-Thulathā 2 Muḥarram 659 [Dec. 7, 1260] by ʻAbd al-Malik ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn ibn Ibrāhīm al-Arfūmānī(?) in Shīrāz (colophon, fol. 234b).
Binding note
Brown leather over paper pasteboards for upper and lower covers, fore-edge flap and envelope flap. The fore-edge flap and envelope flap are later replacements, with a border consisting of fillets with impressions of a rosette stamp and impressions of the same stamp on the point of the envelope flap. Both covers are similarly blind tooled, with a central roundel filled with knotwork. The fillet outlining the roundel extents on the vertical axis to form a three sepalled flower on each side of the roundel. The outer frame consists of fillets and a guilloche. The inner corners of the frame are defined by fillets and filled with knotwork. Brown leather doublure ; marbled paper on envelope flap.
Provenance
Several ownership statements on fol. 2a, in the name of Abū al-Ḥusayn al-Daylamī ; Muḥammad ibn HnbarShāh(?) al-Munshī, dated 740 H. [1339-1340] ; ʻAlī ibn Majd al-Dīn al-Shāh Rūḥī(?) al-Bisṭāmī, dated Herat, 840 H. [1436 or 7] ; Muḥammad ibn Abī Sharīf, dated 891 H. [1486]. Reading statement by ʻUthmān al-Khālidī al-Naqshbandī, dated 1260 H. [1844 or 5], with seal.
References
Mach, R. and E. Ormsby. Handlist (New Series), 325
Other title(s)
  • مفصل شرح ايضاح
  • كتاب ايضاح مفصل
Title on a label pasted on the fore-edge flap
  • Mufaṣṣal Sharḥ Īḍāḥ
Title on a note on fol. 1a
  • Kitāb Īḍāḥ-i Mufaṣṣal
OCLC
133107719
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