Isl. Ms. 60


al-Juzʼ al-thānī min al-ʻInāyah fī sharḥ al-Hidāyah,[889, i.e. 1484].الجزء الثاني من العناية في شرح الهداية,[889ه، 1484م].


Akmal al-Dīn al-Bābartī, Muḥammad ibn Maḥmūd,1310 or 11-1384 or 5.اكمل الدين البابرتي، محمد بن محمود.

Place/Date of Production:



374 leavespaper ;268 x 180 (191 x 129) mm. bound to 270 x 188 mm.


Second volume, comprising the text from Kitāb al-Buyūʻ to Kitāb al-Khunthá, from Akmal al-Dīn al-Bābartī's commentary on al-Hidāyah, a commentary by ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr al-Marghīnānī (d. 593/1197) on his compendium of Ḥanafī law, Bidāyat al-mubtadiʼ fī furūʻ al-fiqh al-Ḥanafī. Includes added table of contents (inserted between front flyleaves).

Other Title(s):

ʻInāyah ʻalá al-Hidāyah.juzʼ 2عناية على الهداية.جزء 2Title from fore-edge flap label.جزء الثاني من العناية في شرح الهدايةEdge title:جلد الثاني [العناية؟] لاكمل


Hanafites--Early works to 1800.
Islamic law--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.
Marghīnānī, ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr,--d. 1196 or 7.--Hidāyah.




Ms. codex.
Title from colophon.


"اللهم اعني على اتمامه كتاب البيوع لما فرغ من ذكر انواع حقوق الله وذكر بعض حقوق العباد شرع في بيان ما بقي منها ..."


"ان الرجل اذا لم يكن معه الا ثوب نجس فان كان ثلاثة ارباعه نجسا وربعه طاهرا فيصلي فيه ولا يصلي عريانا بالاجماع فلما جازت صلوته وهو نجس بيقين فلان يجوز بالتحري حالة الاشتباه اولي والله اعلم بالصواب واليه المعاد والمآب"


"Scribal," triangular, reads: "وقد وقع الفراغ من كتابة الجزء الثاني من العناية في شرح الهداية للشيخ الامام العالم العلامة الشيخ اكمل الدين تغمده الله برحمته واسكنه في فسيح جنته بعون الله وحسن توفيقه والصلوة على نبيه محمد وآله بالقاهرة المحروسة حماها الله عن الافات والعاهات في تربة الامير المرحوم يشبك الدوادار الكبير ... على يدا [كذا] احقر عباد الله واحوجهم وافقر مخلوقاته واضعفهم الراجي رحمة ربه الكريم وذي المن والفضل الجسيم عبد الرحمن بن المرحوم قاسم بن المرحوم احمد بن اسماعيل بن خليل بن يونس الملطي غفر الله له ولوالديه ولمن نظر فيه ودعا لهم ولجميع المسلمين اجمعين امين يا رب العالمين والحمد لله على اتمامه بمنه وكرمه وذلك غرة شهر رمضان المعظم سنة ۸۸۹"


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Physical Details:

i, III (6), i, V-1 (15), 35 V(365), V-1 (374), ii ; chiefly quinions ; final two leaves ruled but left blank ; catchwords present ; foliation in black ink, Hindu-Arabic numerals (begins with ۱ on page facing incipit page/p.19, ends with ۳٦٤) ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals (supplied during digitization, includes flyleaves, drops at p.300 and reappears at p.381 without mistake).


Written in 27 lines per page ; frame-ruled.


Naskh with influence of nastaʻlīq ; clear Egyptian or Turkish hand (?) ; virtually serifless ; strong effect of tilt to the right ; mainly closed counters ; hand changes pp.297-312, even more reminiscent of nastaʻlīq, thinner line.


Section headings and keywords rubricated ; text being commented upon overlined in red ; written area surrounded by red rule-border ; textual dividers in the form of red discs.


non-European (Arab) laid paper with chain lines grouped in threes (vertical) with 9-12 mm. between the chains and 31-42 mm. between the groups ; well-burnished ; front flyleaves in European laid paper with anchor in circle (trefoil above) watermark ; added table of contents on leaves of European laid paper with grapes, crown, band watermark ; back flyleaves in European laid paper with crossbow in circle (trefoil above) watermark.


Pasteboards covered in dark green-brown leather ; Type II binding (with flap, though completely detached) ; doublures in red leather ; upper and lower covers carry large blind-stamped mandorla with vegetal composition (compare Déroche class. NA 4) along with tooled and gold-painted roll border ; sewn in blue thread, two stations ; endbands in faded pink and cream, soiled but intact ; in poor condition with much abrasion, staining, lifting and losses of leather at fore-edge flap, etc. ; flap is completely detached at fore-edge.

Former Shelfmarks:

British Museum, London "No. 57. Al-Inayah."


As appears in colophon on p.747, copied by ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Qāsim ibn Aḥmad ibn Ismāʻīl ibn Khalīl ibn Yūnis al-Malaṭī. Transcription finished ("wa-qad waqaʻa al-farāgh min kitābat al-juzʼ al-thānī min al-ʻInāyah fī sharḥ al-Hidāyah...") in the mausoleum (turbah, türbe) of Amīr Yashbak in Cairo, 1st of Ramaḍān 889 [September 1484]. As appears in reading/study note in red ink adjacent to colophon on p.747, overlining in red completed Monday, 14 Rajab 1056 [1646] "يقول الفقير عبد الرحمن الحمد لله الذي شرفني بمطالعة هذا الكتاب وميزت الهداية عن العناية وضع المداد الاحمر واتممت ... يوم الاثنين الرابع عشر من شهر رجب المرجب من شهور سنة ست وخمسين والف ...".

Ownership and History:

Bookplate of British Museum, London on upper cover, "British Museum, London. No. 57. Al-Inayah." ; circular seal impression with figure of goat/gazelle in purple ink as well as inscription "39" in Western numerals on front flyleaf (p.1) ; dated ownership statement on front flyleaf (p.1) "وفقه [؟] السيد اسحاق افندى المفتى بارزنجان ... ۱۱۹٤" ; ownership statement accompanied by oval seal impression on p.15 reads "يكفيك قول الناس فيما ملكته لقد كان ... اسم الفلان حرره الفقير اليه جل شانه السيد عبد القادر القاضي يومئذ بمدينة ..." ; extensive glosses and marginal corrections ; collation marks "بلغ" appear regularly ; numerous notabilia.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

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05 ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Qāsim al-Malaṭī, fl.1484, scribe. 05 عبد الرحمن بن قاسم الملطي، ناسخ.

Former Owner(s):

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In Collection:

Tiflis Collection.


Brockelmann, C. GALI, 378 ; II, 80

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Posted by evyn on August 16, 2010
Tags: Arabic MSS, Fully Catalogued, Tiflis Collection

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