Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1342 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 439 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 30.2 × 20.3 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation: Original foliation in black ink with eastern Arabic numerals, top left recto. Catchwords on each leaf, lower left verso.
Foliation:

Condition

Top of pages slightly stained, flap binding worn, otherwise good condition.

Layout

25 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī by Hāshim ibn ʿAbd Munāf هاشم بن عبد مناف ; red headings, carefully corrected.

Decoration

Binding

Brown leather binding with fore-edge flap, envelope flap and a central blind-stamped almond-shaped medallion (mandorla) filled with foliage on front and back cover. Doublures of the covers made of light green paper. Traces of gold tooling on inside of envelope flap; old repairs of spine. Historic paper labels on spine and front cover.

History

Origin: Dated Tuesday beginning of Jumādā II 1098 AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on H. L. Gottschalk et al.: Islamic Arabic Manuscripts. Catalogue of the Mingana Collection of Manuscripts. Vol. IV. Revised edition edited by Derek Hopwood. Birmingham: Selly Oak Colleges, 1985, with additional enhancements.

Availability

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Bibliography

    This work has two volumes: Vol. 1 bears the classmark Islamic Arabic 1342, Vol. 2 Islamic Arabic 1343

Funding of Cataloguing

Cadbury Research Library


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