كتاب المختار

Kitāb al-Mukhtār.

Author
Uniform title
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[1672 or 1673]
Description
125 leaves: paper ; 183 x 130 (115 x 85) mm. bound to 183 x 140 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Summary note
Acephalous and defective copy of a compendium of Ḥanafite law and jurisprudence.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from inscription mentioning a price on the pastedown of the lower cover.
  • Physical description: 9 lines per page. Written in medium small naskh in black ink (professional hand). Cream paper, glossy, with laid and chain lines visible ; frame-ruled. Several inscriptions on fol. 112b-113a.
  • Origin: According to colophon, copy completed in 1083 H. (fol. 125a).
  • Beginning as extant: ولا يجوز اداؤها الا بنية مقارنة لعزل الواجب او الاداء ومن تصدق بجميع ما له سقطت ... باب الزكوة السوايم السايمة التى تكتفى بالرعي
  • Explicit: ولا مولى الموالى الّا عند عدمهم وان كان له موالى اعتقوه فهى باطلة تمت الكتاب بعون الله الملك الوهّاب
Binding note
paper over paper pasteboards for upper and lower covers, with dark brown leather edges. Badly damaged.
Provenance
Acquired by Robert Garrett from Brill, Leyden, 1900.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Hitti, P. Garrett coll., 1709
Other format(s)
  • Microfilm negative available for reproduction.
  • Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
مختار في الفروع
Title in Hitti, P. Garrett coll
  • al-Mukhtār fī al-furūʻ
OCLC
180867427
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