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Khatib Al-Tibrizi, Muhammad Ibn 'Abd Allah Arnold N. Matthews, Trans."
Mishcat-ul-Masabh, or, A collection of the most authentic traditions, regarding the actions and sayings of Mhammed; exhibiting the origin of the manners and customs, the civil, religious and military policy of the Muslemans.Calcutta, T. Hubbard at the Hindoostanee Press. 1809-1810. 2 volumes. Small folio (23.5 x 31 cm). Contemporary sheepskin, flat spines with red morocco labels."
1340. [6], Ix, [1], Vi, 665, [1]; [2], Vi, 817, [13] pp.The Mishcat-ul-Masabh (niche for lamps) by al-Khatib al-Tabrizi (also known as Wali al-Din, d. 741 Ah or 1340/41 Ce), a revised and expanded version of the Masabh al-Sunnah by al-Baghawi, adding approximately 1500 hadith (short non-Quranic texts by or approved by Muhammad). This important Sunni text was first translated into English by Capt. Matthews of the Bengal Artillery. Although some of the original hadith are not included and others incorrectly translated, this attempt to publish a translation from the Arabic was a noted accomplishment for its time. The list of subscribers accounts for 122 copies, with an additional 100 copies noted as being published on"
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