Islamic Arabic 306 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)
A supercommentary on Sharḥ al-Azharīyah fī ʿilm al-ʿArabīyah by Azharī, Khālid ibn ʿAbd Allāh, -1499 خالد الأزهري، 838-905 هـ , which is a commentary on his Al-muqaddimah al-Azharīyah fī ʿilm al-ʿarabīyah المقدمة الأزهرية في علم العربية .
On fol. 213b is added a grammatical inquiry addressed by Aḥmad al-Bishbīshī al-Azharī احمد البشبيشي اللزهري to Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Abī Bakr al-Magrhibī al-Ṣaghīr al-Dallāʾī, known as al-Rabiṭ, with the latter's reply. The note was written by Fataḥ Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Waḥid al-Dādīkhī, dated beginning of Rajab 1091(?)
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Written in informal Naskh by Muḥammad al-Bammānī محمد البماني for Fataḥ Allāh Chalabī ibn Fakhr al-Tajār (?) ʿAbd al-Waḥid Chalabī al-Dādīkhī فتح الله جلبي ابن فخر التخار عبد الواحد جلبي الداديخي ; words commented upon in red; some marginal glosses.
Brown leather binding with fore-edge flap, envelope flap and a central blind-stamped almond-shaped medallion (mandorla) on front and back cover. Spine repaired with red leather, probably rebound
Provenance and Acquisition
On the title-page is an owner's inscription by ʿAlī ibn Muḥammad ʿAlī al-Ḥulwānī علي ابن محمد علي الحلواني , with the date Jumādā II 1245
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