Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Z. 16 (Old Library, Jesus College, Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Fawāʾid fī al-ʿulūm al-ʿarabīyah wa-baʿḍ ashʿār wa-amthāl by Ibn al-Asīr, Yūsuf ibn ʻAbd al-Qādir, 1816 or 17-1889 or 90

Physical Description

Form: other
Support: European paper
Extent: 62 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 19 × 13,5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 16 × 10,5 cm.
Foliation: Foliated by the cataloguer

Collation

62 folios sewed in a single quire

No catchwords

Condition

Good condition

Layout

16/17 lines per page

Hand(s)

Naskh, black and red ink

Yūsuf al-Asīr يوسف الاسير

Decoration

Rubrications in red ink

Binding

Bound with a cardboard cover

History

Origin: 1853 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The manuscript was written for Samuel Lyde, as stated in the colophon and in the ownership statement of the title page dated in 1858

Bequeathed by Samuel Lyde to Jesus College

Availability

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