Qq. 39 (University Library, Cambridge University)
1 copy of Ḥusn al-muḥāḍarah fī akhbār Miṣr wa-al-Qāhirah by Suyūṭī, 1445-1505
Quaternions with later incoherernce. Two folios upside down causing discontinuity between 111v and 112r and also 201v and 201r last folio misnumbered as 465 instead of 365.
27 lines to the page, text frames in red throughout,
Black ink, titles in red
- marginalia occasional additions in the margins, empty text frame 331r according to the text this was meant for a map.
- marginalia Small extra text box, framed 40v
European 19th Century tight binding, half leather, light brown; marbled boards, five supports. Sewing: 7 lines down centre see folio 175. Numbering of quires in European hand in reverse order.
Unwan with gold framed text box
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequest of J.L. Burckhardt (1784-1817) in 1819.
Funding of Cataloguing