Isl. Ms. 463 v.3


[al-Jild al-thālith min Ḥāshiyat Shaykhʻzādah ʻalá al-Bayḍāwī,late 16th or early 17th century].[الجلد الثالث من حاشية شيخ زاده على البيضاوي,اواخر القرن 16 او اوائل القرن 17م].


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

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250 leaves :paper ;207 x 160 (157-175 x 89-107) mm.


Careful copy of the third 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 Āl ʻUmrān (3) through Sūrat al-Anʻām (6).

Other Title(s):

Ḥāshiyat Shaykhʻzādah ʻalá al-Bayḍāwī.Jild 3حاشية شيخ زاده على البيضاوي.جلد 3Edge title (tail):الجلد الثالث من شيخ زاده


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. codex.
Title supplied by cataloguer.


"الكافرون اهل الحرب لقوله تعا انما جزاء الذين يحاربون الله ورسوله ..."


"نزلت مرة اخرى جملة واحدة صح ان يقال انها نزلت جملة واحدة والله اعلم تمت سورة الانعام بعون الله الملك العلام ولي الانعام الحمد لله وحده والصلوة والسلام على من لا نبي بعده وعلى آله واصحابه اجمعين والحمد لله رب العالمين تم"


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Physical Details:

iii, IV (8), III (14), 4 V(54), I (56), 9 V(146), VI (158), II (162), 8 V(242), IV (250), ii ; chiefly quinions ; catchwords present ; foliation in red ink, Hindu-Arabic numerals from p.323 (Sūrat al-Anʻām) ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes flyleaves and insert with glosses).


Written in 25 lines per page.


Naskh and nastaʻlīq (talik) ; at least four Turkish / 'Syrian' hands ; opening hand through p.119 compact and virtually serifless with slight effect of inclination to the left and of words descending to baseline, curvilinear descenders, pointing in strokes rather than distinct dots ; pp.120-322 in a smaller, more compact hand, virtually serifless with slight effect of tilt to the left, quite freely ligatured with pointing in strokes rather than distinct dots ; p.323 to close in an elegant nastaʻlīq (talik) and a sweeping naskh.


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


European laid paper of two main types ; opening type with 10 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 28-30 mm. apart (horizontal), and anchor in circle with star above watermark (see p.32, etc.), sturdy, fairly thick and crisp, well-burnished ; another type (from p.323 to close) with 8 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 29-30 mm. apart (horizontal), crown-star-crescent watermark (see p.338, 334, etc.), and "ZA" under trefoil countermark (see p.336, etc.), well-burnished, fairly thick and sturdy.


Pasteboards now covered in green-blue paper-backed cloth over dark brown leather with tan leather over spine and fore edge flap ; Type II binding (with flap) ; lower cover carries traces of scalloped mandorla now covered by cloth ; board linings in dull yellow paper ; sewn in dark pink thread, two stations ; worked chevron endbands in cream and dull pink, good condition ; overall in poor condition with lifting and losses of cloth (particularly at spine), abrasion, staining, some curvature and spine slant, etc. ; housed in box for protection.

Accompanying Materials:

Insert with glosses paginated pp.15-16.

Former Shelfmarks:

From inner front cover, "IL 91 III" (likely supplied by Yahuda, see acquisitions slip in Isl. Ms. 463 v.2).


Lacks dated colophon ; paper, etc. suggest late 16th century (around 1580 as with sections of Isl. Ms. 463 v.2 copied on similar anchor in circle marked paper).

Ownership and History:

Numerous glosses and marginal corrections ; occasional notabilia ; effaced circular seal impression in outer margin of p.97 ; collation statement on p.119 "عدد الاجزاء ١٠".

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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 October 20, 2010
Tags: Arabic MSS, Fully Catalogued, Yahuda Collection

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