Al-Inba` Fi Ta`rikh Al-Khulafa` [Tarikh] [SIGNED BY EDITOR].
Edited by Qasim al-Samarrai. [SERIES]: Publications of the Netherlands Institute of Archaeology and Arabic Studies in Cairo - I.
Ibn al-`Imrani [Muhammad ibn `Ali b. Muhammad] / al-Samarrai, Qasim [Ed.]
Place of Publication
E. J. Brill
SIGNED BY EDITOR, the eminent expert in codicology Prof. Qasim al-Samarrai with dedication to Malachi Beit-Arie, the father of Hebrew codicology and Ludwig Jesselson Professor Emeritus of Codicology and Paleography at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. RARE critical edition of the Arabic text of al-Imrani`s `Information Concerning the History of the Caliphs`, in which he treats the period beginning with the Prophet and ending with the beginning of the caliphate of al-Mustangid bi-llah, in 560 H. Contains b&w facsimile plates. 240x170mm. 15+366 pages. Softcover. Cover and spine yellowing. Cover edges and corners slightly worn/wrinkled. Spine wrinkled. Spine edges bumped. Spine hinge bottom edge tattered. Text block edges and whitepages yellowing. Small stain on page 305/306 upper upper corner - NO damage to text. Some pages corner/s slightly curved. Pages slightly yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare critical edition of a rare Arabic medieval historical treatise is in good condition.