MS296 (New College Library, New College, University of Oxford)
1 work on the subject of Islamic law
A commentary on Minhāj al-wuṣūl ilá ʻilm al-uṣūl of Bayḍāwī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻUmar, d. 1286?
The manuscript is foliated in pencil.
Single column with 33 lines of text per page.
Unpolished and casual naskh bookhand of 14th or 15th century? with many elongations of letters such as lām and nūn. Inconsistently dotted throughout. Replacement folio is in a finer and more polished hand perhaps of the 16th or 17th century
The volume is bound in brown leather over pasteboards. The leather has a tooled floral and foliate design at the four corners of a rectangular panel in the centre and a panel at the perimiter of the binding on both front and back. The spine has six spine bands. Probably a 19th-century binding.
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