Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 853 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

1 copy of al-Jāmiʿ al-ṣaḥīḥ by Bukhārī, Muḥammad ibn Ismāʿīl, 810-870

End: bāb kam ghazā al-nabī; follows kitāb al-tafsīr.

Incipit: باب متاقب جعفر ابن أبي طالب

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 100
GAL I 157-60

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 207 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 26.3 × 17.3 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation: Original foliation with catchwords on each leaf, lower left verso.
Foliation: Modern foliation in pencil, upper left recto.

Condition

In poor condition, spine missing, paper quite worm-eaten and water-damaged.

Layout

Hand(s)

Naskīh

Decoration

Headings in red and green.

Additions:
  • Orthography Fully vowelled.
  • Marginalia Some marginalia in several hands.

Binding

Redish-brown leather binding with fore-edge flap, envelope flap and a central blind-stamped almond-shaped medallion (mandorla) on front and back cover.

History

Origin: Undated, but reader's note at the end dated 874 AH. CE

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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Funding of Cataloguing

Cadbury Research Library


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