[Majmūʻah, 19th century?].
[مجموعة, القرن 19م؟].
|Other Authors:||Muḥammad Ṣādiq. , Muḥammad Najīb al-Azharī al-Ḥusnī al-ʻAṭṭār. , ʻUmar ibn ʻAbd al-Salām. , ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz al-Ṣamadī. , محمد صادق. , .محمد نجيب الازهري الحسني العطار , عمر بن عبد السلام. , عبد العزيز الصمدي.|
|Language(s):||Arabic ; Ottoman Turkish|
Manuscripts, Arabic > Michigan > Ann Arbor.
Manuscripts, Turkish > Michigan > Ann Arbor.
Title supplied by cataloguer.
Collation: 2 V (20), I+2 (24) ; possible that leaves are missing ; catchwords present ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes inserts).
Layout: Written in 29 lines per page ; often divided to two columns to set off poetry.
Script: Nastaʻlīq ; compact, elegant hand ; characteristically serifless with effect of words descending to baseline, elongation and thickness of horizontal strokes.
Decoration: Occasional vocalization and orthographic signs rubricated ; signatures following several of the poems rubricated ; for one poem (see p.22) opening letters of opening words of each hemistich rubricated.
Support: non-European (likely Persian or Indian) laid paper with 7-8 laid lines per cm. (vertical or horizontal, varies), curved and fairly distinct and occasional chain lines visible at roughly 45 mm. apart ; thin and crisp though sturdy, well-burnished to glossy ; alternating leaves surface dyed a dark yellow ochre, pale green or pale pink.
Binding: Pasteboards covered in red cut velvet with dark red leather over spine and edges/turn-ins (framed binding) ; Type III binding (without flap) ; doublures in marbled paper (striking pattern mainly in red, blue, yellow and black on white) with doublure hinges in a different marbled paper (blue on white) ; leather surrounding velvet panels gold-tooled in wide guilloché roll border ; sewn in yellow thread, two stations, though textblock detached from cover and with many loose quires ; overall in somewhat poor condition with some abrasion and staining, lifting of leather, spine fully split with covers detached from one another and from textblock, etc.
Former shelfmark: From inner front cover, 'title page' (p.5) and label on lower cover, "IL 128" (likely supplied by Yahuda, see acquisitions slip).
Accompanying materials: a. Acquisitions slip from Yahuda (pp.1-2) -- b. Inventory cataloguing slip in hand of Winifred Smeaton Thomas (pp.3-4).
Origin: Lacks dated colophon though poem on p.33 possibly dated 1199 [1784 or 5]. Paper, etc. suggests late 18th or early 19th century.
Book price and possible former inventory marks on 'title page' (p.5) ; occasional marginal corrections.
24 leaves :
247 x 145 (180 x 68) mm.
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