الفية.

Alfīyah.

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[16th century?]
Description
123 leaves : paper ; 184 x 121 (140 x 70) mm bound to 187 x 125 mm.

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Subject(s)
Donor
Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
Getty AAT genre
Summary note
A metrical work on grammar.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title in later hand from preliminary folio (fol. 1a).
  • Heavily annotated with marginal and interlinear notes and glosses. Incomplete at end. Inscriptions (fol. 1a and 2a).
  • Collation: Paper ; fol. 123 ; catchwords ; modern foliation in pencil using Western numerals.
  • Layout: 10 lines per page.
  • Description: Vowel signs ; MS in fair condition, mended. Fol. 7-10 and 26 are replacements.
  • Origin: Probably from XVIth century.
  • Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم قال محمد هو ابن مالك احمد ربى الله خير مالك ...
  • Ending: ... وترك ان مع ذى الشروع وجبا * كانشأ الشايق يحدو وطفق * كذا جعلت واخذت وعلق
Binding note
Later quarter-bound type III (without flap) binding in red leather and purple and red marbled paper. Multi-colored endbands.
Provenance
Acquired from Brill, Leyden, 1904.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Hitti, P. Garrett Coll., 405.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
1340425513
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