Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 382 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb sharḥ al-tuffāhah fī ʿilm al-misāḥa by Dimashqī, ʿAbd al-Laṭīf ibn Aḥmad

Abridged commentary on Al-tuffāḥah fī ʿilm al-misāḥah التفاحة في علم المساحة by Ashʿarī, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad أحمد بن محمد الأشعري

It may be the author's autograph.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 876
GAL Suppl. I 558, esp. no.2

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: i + 28 ff. + iii
Dimensions (leaf): 21.5 × 15.9 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation: Catchwords on each leaf, lower left verso.
Foliation: Modern foliation in pencil, upper left recto.

Condition

Slight browning of paper, otherwise good condition.

Layout

23 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī, headings and words commented upon in red; diagrams and notes in the margins.

Decoration

Binding

Marbled paper on pasteboards, green leather spine with with modern label.

History

Origin: Dated 1171 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.

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