Title
Kitāb Sharḥ al-istiʻārāt / lil-ʻAllāmah al-Shaykh Aḥmad al-Mallawī : manuscript, 1850
Sharḥ al-istiʻārāt
Sharḥ al-Samarqandīyah
Mukhtaṣar ʻIqd al-durar al-bahīyah fī sharḥ al-Risālah al-Samarqandīyah
Sharḥ al-Risālah al-Samarqandīyah
Name/Creator
Mullawī, Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Fattāḥ, 1677-1767, creator
Ṭālawī, Muḥammad Anīs, 1827-1909, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Houghton Library

Networked Resource
Language
Arabic
Description
1 v. (11 leaves) ; 22 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Samarqandī, Abū al-Qāsim ibn Abī Bakr , active 15th century ;  Arabic language -- Rhetoric -- Early works to 1800 ;  Arabic language -- Figures of speech -- Early works to 1800 ;  Metaphor -- Early works to 1800

Note
Author's own abridgement of his longer work "ʻIqd al-durar al-bahīyah fī sharḥ al-Risālah al-Samarqandīyah".

Title from f. 1r.

الحمد لله الذي الحمد له حقيقة وهو لغيره مجاز المحيط علمه لأسرار البلاغة ووجوه البراعة ودلائل الاعجاز. :Incipit

Written in a naskh hand, 29 lines per page, in one column. The text of al-Risālah al-Samarqandīyah is in red, commentary in black ink.

Cream laid paper with watermarks. 21.5 x 16.3 cm. (18.2 x 10.2 cm.).

Cloth binding with flap. Red leather over spine and fore-edge flap.

According to the colophon (f.11v), copy completed on 10 Jumādā al-ūlá 1266 AH [March 24, 1850 AD] in the hand of Muḥammad Anīs ibn al-Sayyid Muḥammad al-Ṭālawānī (?).

Probably copied in Egypt.

From the books of Muḥammad Anīs ibn al-Sayyid Muḥammad al-Ṭālawī (?) (ownership statement and seal on f. 1r).

MS Arab 89. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Arabic.


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