Handlist of Manuscripts in The Libraries of Shaykh Serigne Mor Mbaye Cisse, al-Hajj Malick Sy & Shaykh Ibrahim Niasse.

Kane, Ousmane (Compiler).

Book ID: 31133

ISBN:      1873992246


8vo. xiv, 463 pp., Arabic text, hard back binding in d/w, light crease to front jacket, otherwise copy in mint condition, Al-Furqan Islamic Foundation, London, 1997.


This catalogue describes 804 manuscripts in the library that is specific to the scholars of Senegal. The subjects listed in the catalogue are the Qur’ān and its sciences, the uniqueness of God, jurisprudence, biographies, history, Sufism, praises of the Prophet and poetry.
”Ousmane Kane is to be congratulated on producing the first fully descriptive handlist of Senegalese manuscripts in a format, and with an attention to detail, that will provide a model for future researchers in this field. It is a pleasure to see West African manuscripts described with such loving care”. John O. Hunwick, Sudanic Africa No. 9, 1998.

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