Isl. Ms. 463 v.2


[al-Jild al-thānī min Ḥāshiyat Shaykhʻzādah ʻalá al-Bayḍāwī,987, i.e. 1579 or 1580 and 19th century].[الجلد الثاني من حاشية شيخ زاده على البيضاوي,987ه، 1587 او 1580م والقرن 19م].


Shaykhʻzādah, Muḥammad ibn Muṣṭafá,d. 1544 or 5.شيخ زاده، محمد بن مصطفى القوجوي.

Place/Date of Production:

[1579 or 1580 and 18--].


267 leaves :paper ;282 x 184 (210 x 105) mm.


Careful copy of the second of seven volumes (v.1 and v.4 now lacking) of the commentary by Shaykhʻzādah Muḥammad ibn Muṣṭafá al-Qūjawī (d.1544 or 5) upon al-Bayḍāwī's commentary on the Qurʼān, Anwār al-tanzīl wa-asrār al-taʼwīl, covering Sūrat al-Baqarah (2) through Sūrat Āl ʻUmrān (3). Possibly acephalous and ends abruptly.

Other Title(s):

Ḥāshiyat Shaykhʻzādah ʻalá al-Bayḍāwī.Jild 2حاشية شيخ زاده على البيضاوي.جلد 2Edge title (tail):الجلد الثاني من تفسير شيخ زادهTitle from front flyleaf (p.1) and opening on p.3:شيخ زاده من سورة البقرة


Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.
Bayḍāwī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻUmar,--d. 1286?--Anwār al-tanzīl wa-asrār al-taʼwīl.
Koran--Commentaries--Early works to 1800.




Ms. composite codex.
Title supplied by cataloguer.


"سميت هذه اللام موطئة للقسم لانها تسهل على السامع تفهم جواب القسم عند اجتماع الشرط ..."


"وترك المخالفة وتلك صفة المؤمنين بالله وهم اهل السلام والكافرون"


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Physical Details:

i, 7 V(70), V+1 (81), 8 V(161), IV (169), I+1 (172), 5 V(222), II+1 (227), 4 V(267), i ; chiefly quinions ; leaves between sections (pp.455-457) left blank ; catchwords present ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes flyleaves).


Written in 29 lines per page.


Naskh and nastaʻlīq (talik) ; at least four main Turkish hands ; all mainly serifless and fairly compact ; opening and other hands showing some influence of nastaʻlīq with effect of words descending to baseline, elongation of horizontal strokes, etc.


Keywords, abbreviation symbols (mainly two teeth stroke above notable words), some notabilia (sideheads) and section headings rubricated ; overlining in red ; occasional textual dividers in the form of red discs.


European laid paper of at least two main types appearing in different sections ; opening through p.42 and pp.165-456 in a type with 10 laid lines per cm. (horizontal), chain lines spaced 27-29 mm. apart (vertical), and anchor in circle with star above watermark (68 mm. tall, see p.8, 456, etc.), sturdy, crisp and fairly thick, well-burnished to glossy ; pp.43-164 and pp.457-536 in another type with 10-11 laid lines per cm. (horizontal), chain lines spaced 27 mm. apart (vertical), and eagle with wings spread watermark ("GFA" below, see p.46, etc.), thin and fairly transluscent, burnished.


Pasteboards now covered in dull yellow paper and green-blue paper-backed cloth with dark olive green leather over spine ; Type II binding (originally with flap, though now lost) ; board linings in brown wove paper ; sewn in dark pink thread, two stations ; worked chevron endbands in cream or light yellow and dull pink, good condition ; overall in poor condition with flap apparently lost, lifting and losses of cloth and paper, abrasion, staining, delamination of boards, etc. ; housed in box for protection.

Accompanying Materials:

a. Acquisitions slip from Yahuda (for the set as extant, this and Isl. Ms. 463 v.3, Isl. Ms. 463 v.5, Isl. Ms. 463 v.6 and Isl. Ms. 463 v.7) -- b. Scrap of grid paper with portion of drawing and notes (between pp.454-455).

Former Shelfmarks:

From inner front cover, "IL 91 II" (likely supplied by Yahuda, see acquisitions slip).


As appears at close on p.454, opening section (close of Sūrat al-Baqarah) dated 987 [1579 or 80]. Further sections on anchor in circle marked paper likely contemporary ; sections on eagle "GFA" marked paper suggest 19th century.

Ownership and History:

Book price on front flyleaf (p.1) ; numerous glosses and marginal corrections ; occasional notabilia (sideheads), many rubricated.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

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Former Owner(s):

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In Collection:

Yahuda Collection.


Brockelmann, C. GALI 417 (I. / no.12) ; S I 739 ; S II 650Ḥājjī Khalīfah. Kashf al-ẓunūn,I 473-4

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Posted by evyn on September 29, 2010
Tags: Arabic MSS, Fully Catalogued, Yahuda Collection

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