كتاب منايح الالطاف في مدايح الاشراف / لنظم عبد الله بن محمد الشبراوي.

Kitāb Manāyiḥ al-alṭāf fī madāyiḥ al-ashrāf / li-naẓm ʻAbd Allāh ibn Muḥammad al-Shabrāwī.

Author
Uniform title
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[17--?]
Description
54 leaves : paper ; 218 x 160 (165 x 100) mm. bound to 210 x 170 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Manuscripts, ArabicNew JerseyPrinceton [Browse]
Donor
Related name
Library of Congress genre(s)
Poetry [Browse]
Rare books genre
Summary note
A collection of original poems eulogizing the Prophet and his family, praising the Sayyid Aḥmad al-Badawī and other saints, and on love, all arranged according to the alphabetical order of their rhymes.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from title page (fol.1a).
  • Marginal and interlinear notes and glosses. On the title page occur two verses of poetry. Kabīkaj (invocation against bookworms) on first and last folios.
  • Collation: Paper ; fol. i + 54 + (7) ; catchwords ; modern foliation in pencil using Western numerals.
  • Layout: 21 lines per page ; frame-ruled in red with separation between hemistitches.
  • Description: Headings in red ; folio 50b and 51 written in red and black alternately ; outside cover has a label bearing the title of the book which has been attached by a later hand ; title on top edge of MS illegible. MS in good condition, with loose folios, binding is in poor condition.
  • Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم. قال سيدنا ومولانا ذو الفضايل الباهرة
  • Colophon: تمت. يقول ناظمه الفقير عبد الله بن محمد بن عامر الشبراوي ستر الله عيبه هذا ما وقع عليه اختياري واستغفر الله مماجرى به القلم في غير طاعة الباري وعلى الله اعتمادى في سيري وقعادي والصلاة والسلام على سيدنا محمد وعلى اله وصحبه وسلم
Binding note
Type II (with flap) binding in brown leather. Blind-stamped central motif with pendants and tooled edging. Marbled paper pastedowns.
Provenance
Autograph of an owner, Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī Fatḥī and two obliterated autographs on title page. Acquired from Brill, Leyden, 1900.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Hitti, P. Garrett Coll., 129.
  • Fihrist al-kutub al-ʻArabīyah al-maḥfūẓah bi-al-Kutubkhānah al-Khudaywīyah, IV, p. 332.
  • Ahlwardt, Verzeichnis der arabischen Handschriften, 8038.
  • Catalogue des manuscrits arabes de la Bibliothèque Nationale, 3266.
  • Pertsch, Die orientalischen handschriften der Herzoglichen bibliothek zu Gotha, 2338.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
1287097696
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