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Description This folio is from Walters manuscript W.584. Written in red ink, the colophon gives details about the model (exemplar), the author's name, the name of the scribe, and the date of copying.
Provenance 'Ali [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [Ex libiris (min kutub) on fol. 1a]; Vizier al-Shahid 'Ali Pasha, 1130 AH/AD 1717 [mode of acquisition unknown] [waqf seal on fol. 1a with the original shelf mark, 191, beneath. Same impression on fols. 1b, 2a, 156b]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] al-hamd li-man yasurru lanā al-farāgh 'an al-tahrīr wa-al-al-tanmīq 'an nuskhat al-mus (= al-musannif) bi-khattih al-sharīf /1/ sāhib al-tahqīq wa-al- tadqīq (placed in the left margin: al-shahīr bi-al-fadl wa-al-kamāl //Ahmad ibn Sylaymān ibn Kamāl // al-mustakhraj 'an bahr al-'ulūm bāshan? // al-ma'rūf bayna al-anām bi-Ibn Kamāl Pāshā // )'alá yad al-faqīr ilá al-irshād wa-al-tawfīq /2/ al-rājī 'an rabbih al-hidāyah ilá sawā' al-tarīqq'ilan fī du'ā'ih al-malik /3/ al-karīm yā walī al-rushd yā hādī bi-Qur'ān hakīm ihdi 'Uthmān ibn Mansūr /4/ al-sirāt al-mustaqīm fī laylat yawm al-khamīs thālith shahr Dhī al-Hijjah /5/ li-sanat sitt wa-sittīn wa-tis'imi<ʾ>ah min al-hijrah al-nabawīyah sanah 966 /6/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
966 AH/AD 1558 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid European paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.584.151A
Measurements
H: 8 1/4 x W: 5 1/8 in. (21 x 13 cm)
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