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Mi'raj al Mu'tamir wal Haj, Unique autograph Arabic manuscript about the Haj and 'Umrah possibly written in Mecca, dedicated to the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II by Yusuf Sidki B. Umar Sevki el Mardini ( d. 1902 ) - Hardcover - from Archive (SKU: 000039)

Mi'raj al Mu'tamir wal Haj, Unique autograph Arabic manuscript about the Haj and 'Umrah possibly written in Mecca, dedicated to the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II

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Mi'raj al Mu'tamir wal Haj, Unique autograph Arabic manuscript about the Haj and 'Umrah possibly written in Mecca, dedicated to the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II

by Yusuf Sidki B. Umar Sevki el Mardini ( d. 1902 )

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2 ff, 106 p. , 1ff. Ta'liq script in black with chapter headings in red. Royal unique autograph manuscript on the Haj, Umra and visit of the Holy Mosque in Medina. The author was a well-known Ottoman Scholar mainly came from Mardin and lived in Istanbul where he employed as the Military judge and a legitimicy investigator. There are three works including this work were detected by Isma'il al Baghdadi in Hadiyyat ul Arifin. This copy is the only one to be existed and there is no other known in the manuscripts resorces. The work was possibly written in Mecca , since there are five pages of praise in the beginning by a Yemeni scholar called Muhammad b. Muhammad b. Muhammad al Mizjaji al Ash'ari al Hanafi al Zabidi, who seems to be lived in Mecca as many of Yemeni scholars came from Zabid in Yemen to Mecca during the past centuries. The manuscript is lavishly gilded; all pages out-ruled in gold, the back of beginning and final pages are completely ornamented in gold, the fist page richly gilded in ROCOCO style, and many golden dots between phrases. Edges of the book are completely gilded. Contemporary binding ornamented in gold with arm and crecent of the Ottoman state on green silk.

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Bookseller Inventory #
000039
Title
Mi'raj al Mu'tamir wal Haj, Unique autograph Arabic manuscript about the Haj and 'Umrah possibly written in Mecca, dedicated to the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II
Author
Yusuf Sidki B. Umar Sevki el Mardini ( d. 1902 )
Book condition
Used - Fine
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Binding
Hardcover
Keywords
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MANUSCRIPTS; UNIQUE; Islam;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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In the meantime, We are looking to offer the most important materials in our collection which We've built during the past 20 years, While We are making to establish our publish house based on the Middle eastern political history studies.

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