TYPE: Manuscript
DIMENSIONS: 304 by 202mm
COMPONENTS: Decorated manuscript on paper. 267 pages (plus two endleaves), single column, 27 lines of bold black naskh, key words and phrases in red, some over-lining also in red.
CONDITION: A few minor spots, else excellent condition. Some contemporary marginal commentary often forming geometric shapes around the text, old export stamps to preliminary and penultimate leaves, a few ownership stamps and inscriptions to end leaves, printed label pasted to upper paste down, contemporary morocco binding, borders ruled in blind, paper label to spine, lightly rubbed.
NOTES: From the Mohamed Makiya collection, their ‘121/100’.
ITEM ID: 4261

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Historical Volume Documenting Early Islam

Year: 1859-60
Decade: 1850s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)
Notes: Dated 10 Rajab ul-Murajjab 1276 AH. (1859/60 AD.)

Muhammad al-Baqiu al-Bahbani al-Najfi, Al-Damah al-Sakibah fi al-Misbah al-Ratibah, a historical volume documenting early Islam.