A General Index to Subh al-A’Sha


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Large paperback. 619 pages. Rear cover in English, else entire text in Arabic. bound in tan paper wrappers with book block untrimmed and most signatures uncut along top edge. The ?ub? al-A?shá.was penned by the medieval Egyptian encyclopedist, polymath and mathematician al-Qalqashandi and comprises an encyclopedia of administrative governmental papers of Fatimid, Ayyubid, and Mamluk Times in Egypt. This index was prepared by Muh. Q. Al-Baqli and supervised and introduced by Dr. Sa’id Ashur. Published in Cairo circa 1972. A serviceable copy even with uncut pages. Book is tight, clean and unmarked. Good or better copy.

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Weight 2.5 lbs
Book Author

Qandil AL-BAQLI, Mohammad [compiler]


Brill (?)

Publish Year

Publish Place

Cairo, Egypt


8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾" tall

Book Condition

Binding Type

Soft cover