Title
Hādhā kitāb Ḥusn al-muḥāḍarah fī akhbār Miṣr wa-al-Qāhirah / lil-Imām al-Mujtahid al-Ḥafīẓ Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Asyūṭī : manuscript, 1844
Ḥusn al-muḥāḍarah fī akhbār Miṣr wa-al-Qāhirah
Name/Creator
Suyūṭī, 1445-1505, creator
Caussin de Perceval, A. P. (Armand Pierre), 1795-1871, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton Library
Language
Arabic
Description
1 v. (150 leaves) ; 32 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print

Early works to 1800

Early works to 1800
Subject
Egypt -- History -- 640-1882 -- Early works to 1800 ;  Cairo (Egypt) -- History -- Early works to 1800

Category
manuscript

Note
Vol. 1 of a multi-volume set.

Boards covered with decorative paper ; spine, fore edge flap and edges covered with red leather. With flap.

Written in Naskhi hand, in one column, 31 lines per page, in black and red.

According to the colophon (f. 150r), copy completed in Dhū al-Qaʻdah 1260 AH [November 1844 AD]

Wove paper. 32 x 21 cm. (21.5 X 13 cm.)

Ownership statement on fly leaf 1 signed Caussin de Perceval (Armand-Pierre Caussin de Perceval was a French Orientalist).

MS Arab SM161. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Arabic.


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