Ibn Ḥajar al-Miṣrī al-Shāfiʿī, Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad b. ʿAlī al-Kinānī al-ʿAsqalānī
Inbāʾ al-Ghumr bi-Anbāʾ al-ʿUmr
إنباء الغمر بأنباء العمر
Volume 1; Folios 239 (+v); Number of lines per page 29; Leaf height 270 mm; Leaf width 183 mm
الجزء الأول; صفحات (+5) 239; عدد السطور في الصفحة 29; طول الصفحة 270 ملم; عرض الصفحة 183 ملم
Leaf height 270 mm; Leaf width 183 mm
- Text Area
195x130 mm (f.1b and f.2a are framed by gold lines)
- Number of folios
Dark brown leather decorated by a draw of turanj and two pendants, and decorated envelope flap tucked under the upper cover.
The folio f.1a has an illuminated rectangular panel executed in gold, green and blue which has an upper cartouche that contains the title of the book, and a central rosette (surrounded by four small medallions) which contains the author’s name. Margins contain: correction notes; several and consistent commentary notes and announcements of the topics discussed in the main text. Sometimes, the sentences in the main text are completed in the margins. The mistara is clear in the entire manuscript. The title of the book is written in gold on the fore-edge flap. The Catch-title is written on the edges of the work.
- Ownership Statement
Ownership statement of ʿAbdullah b. Khalīl al-Ḥanafī in 888 AH (f.1a). Stamp of Sultan Ahmet III library (f.1a). TKSM stamp on f.1a.
No colophon (the date of the manuscript is copied from the catalog of TKSM).
Consistent use of catchwords
Black ink with red rubrication and overlining. Red dots and inverted commas around poetry hemistichs.
- Writing material
Some folios are darker and the black ink on them is mostly illegible probably due to the effect of the metallic ink
- Bibliographic Info
Collection and Call number
Topkapi Palace Museum- Sultan Ahmet III (Sultanahmet Kütüphanesi) - A. 2941/1
Topkapi Palace Museum- Sultan Ahmet III
- Current classmark
- Alternate Classmark
نسخت سنة 888 هجرية