ABU ‘ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA’IL IBN IBRAHIM AL-BUKHARI (D.870 AD), AL-JAMI’ AL-SAHIH, A CANONICAL COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, A VOLUME CONTAINING THE LAST 28 BOOKS, COPIED BY MUSTAFA IBN MUSTAFA, KNOWN AS TARNAQIJIZADEH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1249 AH/1833 AD
ABU ‘ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA’IL IBN IBRAHIM AL-BUKHARI (D.870 AD), AL-JAMI’ AL-SAHIH, A CANONICAL COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, A VOLUME CONTAINING THE LAST 28 BOOKS, COPIED BY MUSTAFA IBN MUSTAFA, KNOWN AS TARNAQIJIZADEH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1249 AH/1833 AD
ABU ‘ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA’IL IBN IBRAHIM AL-BUKHARI (D.870 AD), AL-JAMI’ AL-SAHIH, A CANONICAL COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, A VOLUME CONTAINING THE LAST 28 BOOKS, COPIED BY MUSTAFA IBN MUSTAFA, KNOWN AS TARNAQIJIZADEH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1249 AH/1833 AD
ABU ‘ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA’IL IBN IBRAHIM AL-BUKHARI (D.870 AD), AL-JAMI’ AL-SAHIH, A CANONICAL COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, A VOLUME CONTAINING THE LAST 28 BOOKS, COPIED BY MUSTAFA IBN MUSTAFA, KNOWN AS TARNAQIJIZADEH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1249 AH/1833 AD
ABU ‘ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA’IL IBN IBRAHIM AL-BUKHARI (D.870 AD), AL-JAMI’ AL-SAHIH, A CANONICAL COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, A VOLUME CONTAINING THE LAST 28 BOOKS, COPIED BY MUSTAFA IBN MUSTAFA, KNOWN AS TARNAQIJIZADEH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1249 AH/1833 AD
ABU ‘ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA’IL IBN IBRAHIM AL-BUKHARI (D.870 AD), AL-JAMI’ AL-SAHIH, A CANONICAL COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, A VOLUME CONTAINING THE LAST 28 BOOKS, COPIED BY MUSTAFA IBN MUSTAFA, KNOWN AS TARNAQIJIZADEH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1249 AH/1833 AD
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ABU ‘ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA’IL IBN IBRAHIM AL-BUKHARI (D.870 AD), AL-JAMI’ AL-SAHIH, A CANONICAL COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, A VOLUME CONTAINING THE LAST 28 BOOKS, COPIED BY MUSTAFA IBN MUSTAFA, KNOWN AS TARNAQIJIZADEH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1249 AH/1833 AD

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 GBP

ABU ‘ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA’IL IBN IBRAHIM AL-BUKHARI (D.870 AD), AL-JAMI’ AL-SAHIH, A CANONICAL COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, A VOLUME CONTAINING THE LAST 28 BOOKS, COPIED BY MUSTAFA IBN MUSTAFA, KNOWN AS TARNAQIJIZADEH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1249 AH/1833 AD

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 GBP

Lot Sold:10,625GBP

Lot Details

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ABU ‘ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD IBN ISMA’IL IBN IBRAHIM AL-BUKHARI (D.870 AD), AL-JAMI’ AL-SAHIH, A CANONICAL COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, A VOLUME CONTAINING THE LAST 28 BOOKS, COPIED BY MUSTAFA IBN MUSTAFA, KNOWN AS TARNAQIJIZADEH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1249 AH/1833 AD


Arabic manuscript on paper, 500 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, 31 lines to the page written in nasta’liq in black ink, ruled in red, important words or chapter headings in red, the first 27 pages with an index table, f.28b with an illuminated heading, f.1a with a later associated folio with illumination and an ownership seal, the fore-edge with gilt interlacing decoration, in leather gilt-stamped binding, with flap


25.1 by 15.8cm.

Condition Report

In good condition, the margins are clean with only minor contemporaneous annotations, minor stains and smudges, as viewed.


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Catalogue Note

Muhammad ibn Isma'il al-Bukhari was born in Bukhara in 810 AD and this text, Al-Jami' al-Sahih (now prominently known as the Sahih al-Bukhari)is probably his most famous work. It is a compilation of 7,397 traditions selected from the 600,000 hadith that were extant in his time, it is divided into ninety-seven books, with 3450 babs (chapters) in total. It is arranged by subject-matter and the current volume contains twenty-eight books listed with its respective babs in the index table at the beginning. Another Ottoman copy of the Al-Jami’ al-Sahih was sold in these rooms, 19 October 2016, lot 177.

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