Manuscript/Mixed Material Nubdhah laṭīfah fī ʻilm al-kitābah wa-al-aḥbār. نبذة لطيفة في علم الكتابة و الأحبار. / Risālah fī al-aḥbār

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Title
Nubdhah laṭīfah fī ʻilm al-kitābah wa-al-aḥbār.
Other Title
نبذة لطيفة في علم الكتابة و الأحبار.
Risālah fī al-aḥbār
Summary
Treatise on the types, manufacture, and use of pens, inks, and paper.
Contributor Names
Ṭanṭāwī, Muḥammad ibn ʻĪsá, -after 1851.
Created / Published
1 Rabīʻ al-Ākhir 1268 H [23 January 1852].
Subject Headings
-  Writing, Arabic
-  Calligraphy, Arabic
-  Writing materials and instruments
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Title from incipit.
-  Transcribed by the author on 1 Rabīʻ al-Ākhir 1268 H.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945.
-  [Egypt?]
-  Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in good condition, though brown stains on last two leaves. Black ink with some rubricated words; catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-609.
-  Naskhī script; 19 lines in written area, 17 x 11 cm.
-  Text on fol. 1b -18a, followed by a note on fol. 18a-20b on the virtues of "Bismillāh al-Raḥmān al-Raḥīm" by Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī al-Būnī.
-  Binding: Modern cardboard with leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: الحمد لله المنعم المفضال الكبير المتعال وصلاته وسلامه على سيدنا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه خير آل. أما بعد فهذه نبذة لطيفة في علم الكتابة والأحبار وهى مرتبه على سبعة أبواب. الباب الأول في فضل علم الكتابة وانتخاب الأقلام واختيارها واختلاف بريها وغير ذلك . . . .
Medium
20 leaves (19 lines), bound : paper ; 22 x 16 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
PJ6126 .T36 1852
Digital Id
amed0001 200149125 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149125.1
amed0001 200149125 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149125.2
Library of Congress Control Number
2008427059
Description
Treatise on the types, manufacture, and use of pens, inks, and paper.
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Ṭanṭāwī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻĪsá, -After 1851. Nubdhah Laṭīfah Fī ʻilm Al-Kitābah Wa-Al-Aḥbār. [1 Rabīʻ al-Ākhir H 23 January 1852, 1852] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008427059. (Accessed May 26, 2017.)

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Ṭanṭāwī, M. I. ʻ. (1852) Nubdhah Laṭīfah Fī ʻilm Al-Kitābah Wa-Al-Aḥbār. [1 Rabīʻ al-Ākhir H 23 January 1852] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008427059.

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Ṭanṭāwī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻĪsá, -After 1851. Nubdhah Laṭīfah Fī ʻilm Al-Kitābah Wa-Al-Aḥbār. [1 Rabīʻ al-Ākhir H 23 January 1852, 1852] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://lccn.loc.gov/2008427059>.