كتاب شرح الالفية / لابن عقيل رحم الله مؤلفهما امين

Kitāb Sharḥ al-Alfīyah / li-Ibn ʻAqīl raḥima allāh muʼallifihimā amīn.

Author
Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[ 1392?]
Description
iii, 227, i leaves : paper ; 172 x 125 (115 x 85) mm. bound to 175 x 135 mm.

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Subject(s)
Summary note
Commentary on al-Alfīyah, a versified work on grammar by Ibn Mālik (d. 672/1274).
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from inscription on fol. 1a.
  • Physical description: 17 lines per page. Written in medium small naskh in black ink with use of red for headings, "ṣ" and "sh" used to indicate the text and the commentary, and teardrop verse-stops. Thick cream paper, glossy, hardly translucid, with pulp and a few lines visible. Fol. 1-10 and fol. 17 are later replacements on European paper. Marginal annotations by several hands. Some quires are numbered. Short text and inscriptions on fol. 1a. Between the modern free endpaper and the first leaf of the text-block are two smaller pieces of paper, left blank. Worm-eaten.
  • Two spine labels (vertical), reading respectively: "Sharḥ al-Alfīyah li-Ibn ʻAqīl" (in Arabic script), and "92" (in Arabic and western numerals).
  • Origin: Copy completed on Monday 16 Rabīʻ al-Ākhar 794(?) [March 12, 1392] by Abū Bakr ibn Muḥammad al---- al-Shāfiʻī (colophon, fol. 227a).
  • Incipit: قال محمد هو ابن مالك احمد ربى الله خير مالك مصليا على الرسول المصطفى واله المستكملين الشرفا
  • Explicit: ص وفك افعل فى التعجب التزم والتزم الاغام ايضا فى هلم ش لما ذكر ان فعل الامر يجوز فيه الوجهان نحو احلل وحل ... ص وما يجمعه عنيت قد كمل نظما على جل المهمات اشتمل احصى من الكافية الخلاصة كما اقتضى غنى بلا خصاصة فاحمد الله مصليا على محمد خير نبى ارسلا واله الغر الكرام البرره وصحبه المنتخبين الخيره
Binding note
Rebound with binding inverted (cover with fore-edge flap and envelope flap at the front of the vol.). Dark brown leather over paper pasteboards for covers and flaps. Modern paper pastedown and free endpaper.
Provenance
Several ownership statements on fol. 1a, in the name of ʻAbd al-Wahhān Ibn ʻAbd al----? Ibn al-Imām bi-al-Qalʻah ; of Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad al-Mazārī al-ʻAjlūnī, dated 1238 H. [1822 or 23] ; one dated 1838 ; another dated 1888, in the name of Yūsuf ibn --ām. Acquired from Murād Bey Bārūdī, Beirut, 1925.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Hitti, P. Garrett coll., 411
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, I, 299/Cmtare 7
Other format(s)
Microfilm negative available for reproduction.
Other title(s)
  • Sharḥ al-Alfīyah
  • شرح الالفية
OCLC
168201143
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