RADI AL-DIN ABU'L-FADA'IL AL-HASAN IBN MUHAMMAD B. AL-HASAN AL-SAGHANI AL-'ADAWI AL-HINDI AL-HANAFI (D.1252-53 AD), MASHRIQ AL-ANWAR AL-NABAWIYA MIN SIHAH AL-AKHBAR AL-MUSTAFAWIYA, A COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, NEAR EAST, 14TH CENTURY
RADI AL-DIN ABU'L-FADA'IL AL-HASAN IBN MUHAMMAD B. AL-HASAN AL-SAGHANI AL-'ADAWI AL-HINDI AL-HANAFI (D.1252-53 AD), MASHRIQ AL-ANWAR AL-NABAWIYA MIN SIHAH AL-AKHBAR AL-MUSTAFAWIYA, A COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, NEAR EAST, 14TH CENTURY
RADI AL-DIN ABU'L-FADA'IL AL-HASAN IBN MUHAMMAD B. AL-HASAN AL-SAGHANI AL-'ADAWI AL-HINDI AL-HANAFI (D.1252-53 AD), MASHRIQ AL-ANWAR AL-NABAWIYA MIN SIHAH AL-AKHBAR AL-MUSTAFAWIYA, A COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, NEAR EAST, 14TH CENTURY
RADI AL-DIN ABU'L-FADA'IL AL-HASAN IBN MUHAMMAD B. AL-HASAN AL-SAGHANI AL-'ADAWI AL-HINDI AL-HANAFI (D.1252-53 AD), MASHRIQ AL-ANWAR AL-NABAWIYA MIN SIHAH AL-AKHBAR AL-MUSTAFAWIYA, A COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, NEAR EAST, 14TH CENTURY
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RADI AL-DIN ABU'L-FADA'IL AL-HASAN IBN MUHAMMAD B. AL-HASAN AL-SAGHANI AL-'ADAWI AL-HINDI AL-HANAFI (D.1252-53 AD), MASHRIQ AL-ANWAR AL-NABAWIYA MIN SIHAH AL-AKHBAR AL-MUSTAFAWIYA, A COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, NEAR EAST, 14TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 GBP

RADI AL-DIN ABU'L-FADA'IL AL-HASAN IBN MUHAMMAD B. AL-HASAN AL-SAGHANI AL-'ADAWI AL-HINDI AL-HANAFI (D.1252-53 AD), MASHRIQ AL-ANWAR AL-NABAWIYA MIN SIHAH AL-AKHBAR AL-MUSTAFAWIYA, A COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, NEAR EAST, 14TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 GBP

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RADI AL-DIN ABU'L-FADA'IL AL-HASAN IBN MUHAMMAD B. AL-HASAN AL-SAGHANI AL-'ADAWI AL-HINDI AL-HANAFI (D.1252-53 AD), MASHRIQ AL-ANWAR AL-NABAWIYA MIN SIHAH AL-AKHBAR AL-MUSTAFAWIYA, A COLLECTION OF TRADITIONS, NEAR EAST, 14TH CENTURY


Arabic manuscript on cream polished paper, 186 leaves plus 1 fly-leaf, 13 lines to the page, written in fine naskh in black ink, key words picked out in red, chapter headings in gold outlined in black, f.1a with the title in large thuluth in black ink, marginal glosses throughout written diagonally in small naskh, leaves 20-28 later replacements, in brown leather binding with tooled central medallion emanating knotted motifs


26 by 18.5cm.

Condition Report

In generally good overall condition, spine repaired and missing flap, occasional stains and smudges but paper generally clean and ink bold, as viewed.


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Catalogue Note

Two copies of this work are in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, dated 637 AH/1240-41 AD and 733 AH/1332-33 AD, see A.J. Arberry, A Handlist of the Arabic Manuscripts, vols.II & VII, Dublin, 1956 & 1964, p.73, no.3415 & p.104, no.5337 respectively. Another copy of this work is in the University of Tokyo, Institute of Oriental Culture, Ms.145 [2402]. See also Brockelmann, GAL, II. 249 and S., II. 350. A copy attributed to fifteenth-century Nasrid Spain was sold at Christie’s London, 9 October 2015, lot 258.

Arts of the Islamic World
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