Catalogue of Manuscripts in Mamma Haidara Library. Volume I.

Haidara, Abdelkader & Ayman Fu’ad Sayyid (Edts.)

Book ID: 26492

ISBN:      1873992548


8vo. 19 pp., of introduction, 560 pp., 6 pp., of adverts, Arabic text, Hardback binding, New, Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation, London, 2000.


This volume catalogues 1,042 manuscripts that belong to all fields of Islamic studies: the Qur’ān, Hadith, jurisprudence, literature, astrology, grammar and Sufism, etc. The Mamma Haidara Library was established in the middle of the nineteenth century at Bimba village and is regarded as one of the best libraries in Mali.

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