Isl. Ms. 463 v.7


[al-Jild al-sābiʻ min Ḥāshiyat Shaykhʻzādah ʻalá al-Bayḍāwī,late 16th and 18th century?].[الجلد السابع من حاشية شيخ زاده على البيضاوي,اواخر القرن 16م والقرن 18م؟].


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

Place/Date of Production:

[1580-1599 and 17--?].


379 leaves :paper ;210 x 165 (155-157 x 79-91) mm.


Careful copy of the last 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 Qāf (50) through Sūrat al-Nās (114). Contents listing on 'title page' (p.3).

Other Title(s):

Ḥāshiyat Shaykhʻzādah ʻalá al-Bayḍāwī.Jild 7حاشية شيخ زاده على البيضاوي.جلد 7Edge title (tail):الجلد السابع من شيخ زادهTitle from inscription on upper board lining:حاشية شيخزادهTitle from inscription on front flyleaf (p.1):جزء السابعTitle from inscription on 'title page' (p.3):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. composite codex.
Title supplied by cataloguer.


"سورة ق مكية بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله المنعم المنان والصلوة والسلام على سيد من ارسل لهدايته نوع الانسان ... قوله الكلام فيه كما قر في ص والقرآن ..."


"سبحان ربك رب العزة عما يصفون وسلام على المرسلين والحمد لله رب العالمين تمت الحواشي المعلقة كل مغلقات انوار التنزيل واسرار التأويل الذي صنفه الامام العلامة ... عبد الله بن ابي القاسم علي بن عمر البيضاوي تغمده الله تعالى برحمته ورضوانه واسكنه اعلى جنانه تم"


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Physical Details:

i, 11 V(110), 4 (114), V (124), I+1 (127), II (131), 9 V(221), 7 (228), I (230), 4 (234), V (244), 4 (248), V (258), 6 (264), 6 V(324), V-1 (333), 4 V(373), II+2 (379) ; chiefly quinions ; catchwords present ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes insert and skips two pages between pp.235-236).


Written in 27 and 23 lines per page ; frame-ruled.


Naskh with some influence of nastaʻlīq ; two main clear Turkish hands (central replacements in several other hands) ; opening and closing hand virtually serifless with slight effect of tilt to left and of words descending to baseline (occasionally more exaggerated), closed and open counters, rounded but with a mix of curvilinear and rectilinear descenders, pointing (of two and three dots) in strokes rather than distinct dots ; next main hand (see p.443, 529, etc.) a clear, bold naskh, mainly serifless with marked effect of inclination to the left, curvilinear descenders, pointing in distinct dots, adhering to baseline, point of fina l nūn set above or assimilated with bowl.


Section headings and some abbreviation symbols (mainly two-teeth stroke marking keywords) rubricated ; overlining in red ; written area of incipit and facing page surrounded by gold frame, elsewhere (through p.442 and again from p.667) written area surrounded by red rule-border.


European laid paper of two main types ; opening (and closing, from p.667) type with 8 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 30 mm. apart (horizontal), and bull's head watermark (see p.8, 14, etc.), sturdy and very well burnished to glossy ; second main type (from p.443, etc.) with 8 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 27-28 mm. apart (horizontal), and anchor in circle with leaf above watermark (see p.458, 459, etc.) ; replacements in several other types including type with 12 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 22 mm. apart (horizontal), and crown above grapes (raisin) watermark, beige to light-brown in color (see pp.461-496).


Pasteboards covered in dark brown leather with spine in tan leather, later covered in green-blue paper-backed cloth (retained on upper cover and flap, cloth once covering spine tucked inside upper cover) ; Type II binding (with flap) ; board linings in dull yellow paper ; upper (now covered by cloth) and lower covers carry blind-stamped mandorla (filled with vegetal composition, compare Déroche class. OSd 8) and border in tooled rules with rosette stamp accents ; sewnin dark pink thread, two stations ; worked chevron endbands in cream and dull pink, fairly good condition ; overall in poor condition with lifting and losses of cloth and leather, abrasion, staining, etc.

Accompanying Materials:

Scrap carrying "VII" in red pencil paginated pp.179-180.

Former Shelfmarks:

From inner front cover and spine label (see cloth once covering spine tucked inside upper cover), "IL 91 VII" (likely supplied by Yahuda, see acquisitions slip in Isl. Ms. 463 v.2).


Lacks dated colophon ; paper, etc. would suggest late 16th century ; many replacements likely 18th century.

Ownership and History:

Glosses and marginal corrections.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

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Former Owner(s):

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In Collection:

Yahuda Collection.


Brockelmann, C. GALI 417 ; 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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