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69 2817 Oriental manuscripts  Badr Al Din Al Ayni 69 2817 Oriental manuscripts Badr Al Din Al Ayni
69/2817 [Oriental manuscripts]. Badr Al-Din Al-Ayni. Ramz Al-Dhaqa'iq Sharh Kanz Al-Daqa'iq. Manuscript in Nasta'liq script, 17th cent., (207) lvs., written in black and red ink, text within red and black border, 19 lines to each page, glosses, contemp. leather, folio.

- Outer margin nibbled away by rodents(?); contents sl. fingersoiled. Binding dam. (w. very clumsy restorations).

= A 17th(?) century copy (copyist mentioned: Ata Ullah Al-Kashmiri) of the commentary on the handbooks on the Fiqh by Al-Nasafi. The present work from chapter Kitab Al-Bayu until Al-Fara'iz.

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69/2818 Oriental manuscripts  A commentary on Al Nahw 69/2818 Oriental manuscripts A commentary on Al Nahw
69/2818 [Oriental manuscripts]. (A commentary on Al-Nahw). Manuscript in Naskh script, 16th cent., (124) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 8 lines to each page, glosses, modern hrexine.

- Soiled and (water)stained throughout; first few lvs. brittle/ dam. margins; new pastedowns; ticket and ms. annots. in pencil on upper pastedown; sm. stamp "R" occas. in blank margins.

= A dated (986 AH/ 1579 AD) unpublished copy of a commentary on the important work on Arabic grammar, Al-Nahw.

€ (150-250) 150
69/2819 Oriental manuscripts  Ethiopian prayerbook 69/2819 Oriental manuscripts Ethiopian prayerbook
69/2819 Oriental manuscripts  Ethiopian prayerbook 69/2819 Oriental manuscripts Ethiopian prayerbook
69/2819 Oriental manuscripts  Ethiopian prayerbook 69/2819 Oriental manuscripts Ethiopian prayerbook
69/2819 [Oriental manuscripts]. Ethiopian prayerbook, prob. late 19th/ early 20th cent., 25 vellum lvs. w. Coptic script in black and red ink on recto and verso, 3 col. miniatures, between contemp. wooden covers, 13x9,5 cm., inserted in goatskin pouch w. strap.

- A few lvs. stained/ smudged and w. sm. holes; occas. sm. fragments of text erased. Frontcover loose(ning).

= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVI.

€ (300-500)
69 2820 Oriental manuscripts  Fakr Al Din Al Razi 69 2820 Oriental manuscripts Fakr Al Din Al Razi
69/2820 [Oriental manuscripts]. Fakr Al-Din Al-Razi. Mafatih Al-Ghayb. Manuscript in Naskh script, 18th cent., (268) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 19-20 lines to each page, contemp. hleather, 4to.

- Incomplete. Wormholed, waterstained and soiled in blank margins almost throughout; a few lvs. repaired/ strengthened w. tape; lower corner ±50 lvs. nibbled by rodents(?); sm. stamp "R" occas. in blank margins.

= An 18th cent. copy of parts of The Large Commentary, also known as "Keys to the Unknown" by Al-Din Al-Razi. The present work consists of Sura Maryam until Sura Luqman.

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69/2821 Oriental manuscripts  Hâshiya ‘Ala Risâlat Hidâyat Al Nahw 69/2821 Oriental manuscripts Hâshiya ‘Ala Risâlat Hidâyat Al Nahw
69/2821

[Oriental manuscripts]. Hâshiya Ala Risâlat Hidâyat Al-Nahw. Manuscript in Naskh script, 19th cent., (74) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 19 lines to each page, glosses, modern hcl.

- New endpapers; paper brittle and occas. dam. along edges; waterstained and soiled almost throughout; sm. stamp "R" occas. in lower left corner; ms. annots. on free endpapers.

= A 19th century copy of an anonymous work on Hidayat Al-Nahw, which is an anonymous adaption of the Kafiya by Uthman ben Umar Ibn Al-Hajib, on Arabic syntax (GAL I 303-304).

€ (100-150)
69/2822 Oriental manuscripts  Holy Qur'an Juz' 19 21 24 and 25 69/2822 Oriental manuscripts Holy Qur'an Juz' 19 21 24 and 25
69/2822 [Oriental manuscripts]. Holy Qur'an. Juz' 19, 21, 24 and 25. Four manuscripts in calligraphic Naskh script, late 19th cent., 4 vols., each page within red and blue ink framing line, 7 lines to each page, contemp. unif. calf.

- All vols. (water)stained and soiled almost throughout; all vols. w. annots. on pastedowns (in pencil and pen and ink); one vol. bookblock loose and occas. strengthened in inner margin w. tape. All vols. binding worn along extremities.

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69/2823 Oriental manuscripts  Holy Qur'an Juz' 2 and 4 69/2823 Oriental manuscripts Holy Qur'an Juz' 2 and 4
69/2823 [Oriental manuscripts]. Holy Qur'an. Juz' 2 and 4. Two manuscripts in calligraphic Naskh script, 1839, 2 vols., (15); (15) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, punctuation in gold, each page within red, blue, black and yellow ink framing line, 2x gold headpiece reading "Allah", 12 lines to each page, contemp. blindst. camel.

- Both vols. waterstained and soiled throughout; a few lvs. w. (marginal) repairs w. tape. Both vols. spine rebacked; leather over boards faded; binding dam./ worn along extremities.

= The Holy Qur'an is divided into surah's and verses. It is additionally divided into 30 equal sections called juz'. The divisions of juz do not fall evenly along chapter lines. These divisions make it easier to pace the reading over a months period, reading a fairly equal amount each day. This is particularly important during the month of Ramadan, when it is recommended to complete at least one full reading of the Quran from cover to cover.

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69 2824 Oriental manuscripts  Ibn Al Malak 69 2824 Oriental manuscripts Ibn Al Malak
69/2824 [Oriental manuscripts]. Ibn Al-Malak. Sharh al-Wiqâya. Manuscript in Naskh script on blue paper, late 17th/ early 18th(?) cent., (109) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, glosses, 18 lines to each page, contemp. camel binding, folio.

- Waterstained and soiled almost throughout; a few lvs./ quires strengthened in inner margin w. tape; four lvs. darkened. Binding dam.

= A 17th or 18th century copy of a commentary on Sadr Al-Shari'ah's Wiqâyat Al-Riwâya Fî Masâ'il Al-Hidâya. The matn (text of the Hadith) is indicated with red underlining. GAL S II, 315.

€ (150-250) 150
69 2825 Oriental manuscripts  Kamâl Al Dîn Husayn b 'Ali Al Wâ'îz Al Kâshîfi 69 2825 Oriental manuscripts Kamâl Al Dîn Husayn b 'Ali Al Wâ'îz Al Kâshîfi
69/2825 [Oriental manuscripts]. Kamâl Al-Dîn Husayn b. 'Ali Al-Wâ'îz Al-Kâshîfi. Mawâhib-i Aliyya. Arabic and Persian manuscript in Naskh script, 18th cent., (426) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 23 lines to each page, text within red en black borders, glosses, modern hcl., large 8vo.

- Waterstained, soiled and wormholed throughout; first 2 and last leaf strengthened w. modern paper; paper brittle along margins; sm. stamp "R" scattered throughout; sm. ticket on upper pastedown; annot. and tipped-in leaflet on first free endpaper.

= An 18th century copy of the smaller commentary on the Qur'an. Copied in Siyâlkôt by Muhammad Afdal b. Khursha Muhammad and dated "45", probably meaning 1145 AH (1732 AD).

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69/2826 Oriental manuscripts  Kitab Al Bay' 69/2826 Oriental manuscripts Kitab Al Bay'
69/2826 [Oriental manuscripts]. Kitab Al-Bay'. Manuscript in Naskh scripts, 19th cent., (80) lvs., written in black en red pen and ink, 10-12 lines to each page, glosses, later boards.

- Paper brittle and occas. dam. along margins; waterstained and soiled almost throughout; bookblock broken; sm. stamp "R" occas. in lower left corner.

= The greater part of the Book of Pertaining to Business Transactions, being part of the Fiqh. It deals with the jurisprudence of business transactions in Islam.

€ (50-70) 50
69/2827 Oriental manuscripts  Kitab Al Fara'id 	69/2827 Oriental manuscripts Kitab Al Fara'id
69/2827 [Oriental manuscripts]. Kitab Al-Fara'id.     Manuscript in Nasta'liq script, 19th cent., (54) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 13 lines to each page, glosses, modern boards.

- Paper brittle and occas. dam. along margins; waterstained and soiled almost throughout; bookblock broken; sm. stamp "R" occas. in lower left corner; ms. annots. on free endpapers. Black tape over spine.

= A 19th century copy of the Book pertaining to the Rules of Inheritance.

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69 2828 Oriental manuscripts  Mas'ûd b 'Umar Al Taftâzânî 69 2828 Oriental manuscripts Mas'ûd b 'Umar Al Taftâzânî
69/2828 [Oriental manuscripts]. Mas'ûd b. 'Umar Al-Taftâzânî. Sharh Tasrîf Al-Zanjânî. Manuscript in Indian Naskh script, 1665, (188) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 7/9 lines to each page, glosses, contemp. leather w. blindst. leather pieces mounted.

- Sl. soiled and waterstained throughout; offsetting from blue paint on edges of paper, transferring to margins; paper occas. brittle and frayed along margins; new endpapers w. ticket on upper pastedown. Rebacked; binding dam.

= A 17th cent. copy of a compendium on Al-Tasrîf Al-'Izzi, on Arabic inflexion. It was copied on 5 Rajab 1075 AH (= January 22nd 1665) by Hâfiz Mullâ Gul Muhammad ben Qâdi Mullâ Abdûl Zakîr.

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69 2829 Oriental manuscripts  Mas’ûd b ‘Umar Al Taftâzânî69 2829 Oriental manuscripts Mas’ûd b ‘Umar Al Taftâzânî
69/2829 [Oriental manuscripts]. Mas’ûd b. ‘Umar Al-Taftâzânî Sharh Tasrîf Al-Zanjânî. Manuscript in Indian Naskh script, 18th cent., (49) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 20 lines to each page, modern hleather.

- Paper brittle along edges; new endpaper; visibly repaired wormholes (mainly in first part); sl. stained and soiled almost throughout; sm. stamp "R" occas. in lower left corner; upper hinge broken; ms. annots. on pastedowns and free endpapers. Black tape over spine.

= A (prob.) 18th century copy of the compendium written by Al-Taftazani on Al-Tasrif Al-Izzi (a work on Arabic inflexion by Ibrahim al-Zanjani). Al-Taftazani's works are considered standard for students of Islamic theology.

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69 2830 Oriental manuscripts  Muhammad b Ibrâhîm Al Halabî 69 2830 Oriental manuscripts Muhammad b Ibrâhîm Al Halabî
69/2830 [Oriental manuscripts]. Muhammad b. Ibrâhîm Al-Halabî. Ghûnyat Al-Mutamallî Fî Sharh Mûnyat Al-Mûsallî. Manuscript in Naskh script, 1791, (62) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 13 lines to each page, contemp. camel(?).

- Sl. soiled and waterstained throughout; first leaf strengthened w. paper along margins; occas. sm. stamp "R" scattered throughout; a few lvs. w. later marginal annots. (not glosses); new endpapers w. sm. ticket and ms. annots. in pen and ink and pencil; hinges strengthened w. paper. Rebacked w. modern cloth; leather over boards sl. dam.

= An 18th cent. dated copy of a work on Fiqh.

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69 2831 Oriental manuscripts  Mulla Jami 69 2831 Oriental manuscripts Mulla Jami
69/2831 [Oriental manuscripts]. Mulla Jami. Al-Fawa'id Al-Diya'iya Ala Matn Al -Kafiya Fi Al-Nahw. Manuscript in Naskh script, 1850, (304) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 13-14 lines to each page, glosses, contemp. blindst. camel.

- Paper brittle along margins; waterstained along margins almost throughout; sm. stamp "R" occas. in lower left corner; ms. annots. on free endpapers. Binding dam.

= A copy of the Al-Kafiya and the commentary by Al-Hijab, made by Abdul Rahim Ibn Niyaz Ahman Marhum and dated 1266 AH (1849/1850 CE). A work on Arabic grammar.

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69 2832 Oriental manuscripts  Mulla Jami 69 2832 Oriental manuscripts Mulla Jami
69/2832 [Oriental manuscripts]. Mulla Jami. Al-Fawa'id Al-Diya'iya Ala Matn Al-Kafiya Fi Al-Nahw. Manuscript in Nasta'liq script, 18th cent., (227) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 13/ 15 lines to each page, glosses, contemp. red blindst. leather binding.

- Soiled and (water)stained throughout; new pastedowns; ticket and ms. annots. in pencil on upper pastedown; sm. stamp "R" occas. in blank margins.

= A work on Arabic grammar. An 18th century copy, by an unidentified copyist, in the era of Yahyâ ben Makhdûm. On the second leaf a date is provided with a seal in the upper blank margin: 1156 AH (1744 AD).

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69 2833 Oriental manuscripts  Mulla Jami 69 2833 Oriental manuscripts Mulla Jami
69/2833 [Oriental manuscripts]. Mulla Jami. Al-Fawâ'id Al-Diyâ'îya. Manuscript in Naskh script, 18th(?) cent., (8) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 22 lines to each page, contemp. camel(?) binding. - BOUND WITH: Al-Rahmân Al- Jurjânî. Kitâb Al-Awâmil Fî Al-Nahw. Manuscript in Naskh script, 18th(?) cent., (66) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 22 lines to each page.

- Last 3 lvs. loose; a few former blank lvs. w. later additions in (at least) 2 diff. hands (prob. Persian poetry); waterstained and soiled almost throughout; ticket on upper pastedown. Upper joint splitting; leather chafed/ scratched; binding dam./ worn along extremities.

= The first text is an 18th cent. copy from Jâmî's commentary on Ibn Al-Hâjib's treatise on Arab grammer Al-Kâfiya. GAL G I, 303. The second text is an 18th cent. copy of Jurjani's The Hundred Elements, on Arabic grammar.

€ (100-150)
69 2834 Oriental manuscripts  Nizâm Ganjavî 69 2834 Oriental manuscripts Nizâm Ganjavî
69/2834 [Oriental manuscripts]. Nizâm Ganjavî. Sikandarnâmâ. Manuscript in Nasta'liq script, Persian, 18th cent., (208) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 17 lines to each page, title-p. w. sarlawh, first 15 pages bordered in yellow, red and blue, contemp. leather.

- Waterstained in margins throughout; wormholed throughout, mainly in (inner) margins (partly strengthened w. tape); sm. stamp "R" scattered throughout; sm. ticket on upper pastedown; annot. in pen and ink on first free endpaper. Spine and frontcover taped.

€ (120-150)
69 2835 Oriental manuscripts  Nîzâmî Ganjavî 69 2835 Oriental manuscripts Nîzâmî Ganjavî
69/2835 [Oriental manuscripts]. Nîzâmî Ganjavî. Sikandarnâmâ. Manuscript in Nasta'liq script, Persian, 1712, (233) lvs., written in black and red pen and ink, 15 lines to each page, later hcl., large 8vo.

- Browned; paper brittle along margins w. a few repaired tears (w. tape); extensive ms. annots. on first and last lvs.; waterstained and soiled almost throughout; sm. stamp "R" occas. in lower left corner. Modern annots. in green pen and red felt-tip on paper over frontcover; backcover dam.

= The present work is an 18th cent. copy of The Book of Alexander the Great, originally written by Nizami Gavani around 1202 CE. Nïzamï (1141-1209) is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature. GAL G II, 46.

€ (200-300)
69 2836 Oriental manuscripts  Sanskrit manuscript on thick paper 69 2836 Oriental manuscripts Sanskrit manuscript on thick paper
69 2836 Oriental manuscripts  Sanskrit manuscript on thick paper 69 2836 Oriental manuscripts Sanskrit manuscript on thick paper
69/2836 [Oriental manuscripts]. Sanskrit manuscript on thick paper, early 20th cent.(?), (17)lvs. (incl. covers), Sanskrit text in black ink on recto and verso, 8 erotic col. drawings, 1 ornamental drawing in black ink, folded leporello style, 7,5x21,5 cm.

- Some marginal soiling and offsetting. One cover loose.

€ (200-300) 200