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Source 1937 - Free Library of Philadelphia - Oriental Manuscripts of the John Frederick Lewis Collection in the Free Library of Philadelphia (Collection Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 35
Manuscript Details
Titles Umm al-Barahin (Umm al-barāhīn)
Authors Sanūsī, Muḥammad ibn Yūsuf, approximately 1427-approximately 1490 (recorded as Imam Sayyid Abu 'Abd-allah Muhammad b. Yusuf b. Husayn al-Sanusi)
Manuscript Dates probably the sixteenth or seventeenth century (1500 to 1699)
Languages Arabic
Places North Africa, Africa (North Africa)
Folios 161 Lines 5 Columns
Height 229 Width 178 Alt Size
Binding binding is missing
Other Info

161 folios: 129 folios 9 inches by 7 inches, and 32 folios 8 inches by 6.25 inches; written in the Maghribi style of Naskh on loose leaves of thin paper in hardly legible handwriting; contains interlinear corrections and notes; many folios are missing from the beginning and the end

Provenance Information
(No Date) Lewis, John Frederick, 1860-1932
(No Date) Free Library of Philadelphia
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