Summary of Contents: A work in Persian on different topics within the fileds of poetics and rhetoric. There are several works available from this author, including Nayl al-Marām fī Maẕhab al-Aʾimmah and Naẓm al-Bayān. This work, however, is not attributed to him in any of the available catalogues. The current copy is comprised of an introduction and several 'merits'. The first Merit is on Mutamassikāt and the last on ʾUyūb-i Qāfīyah.
Incipit: بسمله، کتاب در تعمیم شعرا از گفتار عبدالرحیم بن معروف. بدانکه تعریض بضاد معجمه و خواه بضاء معجمه در لغة مدح گفتن است…
Explicit: … تکرار قافیه در اشعار دلیل عدم سلامت طبع شاعر و عدم ممارست اوست بر الفاظ و تکرار قافیه را پسند ندارند.
Colophon: تمّ و کمّل الحمد لله حق حمده.
No sign was found of this work in any of the available catalogues.
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Digitized version of another copy of this work. The only work by this author in the field of rhetoric is this one retained at the Library, Museum and Documentation Center of the Islamic Consultative Assembly; ff. 149 and 150 of that copy seem to be the Arabic version of our copy.
Support: Western paper (plain and watermark), natural buff, varying thickness (thin and regular), one size. Rubricated titles; white margins of ff. 31-32 are cut out.
Dimensions (leaf): 21.5 × 16 cm.
Dimensions (written): 16.5 × 11.5 cm.
Additions: Rectangular stamp on f. 30a: illegible.
Origin: Unknown place of origin; 1223 AH; 18th century CE