Description The colophon on this page from Walters manuscript W.590 gives the name of the scribe as 'Ali ibn Muhibb 'Ali and the date of copying as 1083 AH/AD 1673. Later notations were written by Muhammad al-Atrabazundi in Makkah (Mecca) in the month of Sha'ban in the year 1166 AH/AD 1752.
Provenance Muhammad Afandi Tarabizani [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [see fol. 2a]; Ahmad ibn 'Abd Allah al-Kadharuni [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [see fol. 2a]; Isma'il al-Sayyid 'Ata' Allah al-Maliki al-Husayni, 1113 AH/AD 1701 [mode of acquisition unknown] [see seal on fol. 2a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tamma al-kitāb al-mubārak bi-hamd Allāh ta'alá /1/ wa-'awnih wa-husn tawfīqih 'alyad afqar 'ibād Allāh wa-ahwajihim ilá maghfiratih 'Alī Ibn Muhibb'alī /2/ ghafara Allāh lahu wa-li-wālidayhi wa-mashāyikhih wa-jamī' al-muslimīn /3/ ghurrat shahr Dhī al-Qa'dah sanat /4/ tal<ā>th wa-thamānīn wa-alf ahsana Allāh /5/ 'āqibatahahā bi-khayr bi-Muhammad wa-<ā>alih amīn amīn /6/ yā Rabb al-'ālamīn /7/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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