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Kitab al-Ridda wa'l-Futuh and Kitab al-Jamal wa Masir 'A'isha wa 'Ali. A facsimile edition of the fragments preserved in the University Library of Imam Muhammad Ibn Sa'ud Islamic University in Riyadh Sa'udi Arabia. [ 2 volumes ].
Leiden, Smitskamp Oriental Antiquarium, 1995. - 2 vols. Original blue cloth hardcovers, gilt 25x17 cm. Limited to 450 copies. Fine set. See picture. 'The Kitâb al-Ridda wa'l-Futûh, the work of one of the earliest Abbasid historians, has until now only been known through quotations in the works of Ibn Hajar and al'Tabarî. Dr Qasim Al-Samarrai has recently discovered a 13th-century manuscript which contains approximately the last sixth part of the original text, a fragment of 109 folios, plus a sizable portion (65 folios) of its continuation, the Kitab al-Jamal wa masir 'A'isha wa 'Ali. By making this text available both in a facsimile edition and in a edition with short notes, Dr AL-Samarrai has given the study of Muslim historiography a new impetus' 1720g [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Emile Kerssemakers ILAB]
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