The two principal grammars of Ibn Muti

Yahya bin Abd al-Mu'ti az-Zawawi / Sjögreen, Erik. Jahja bin 'Abd el-Mu'ti ez-Zawawi's Kitab el-Fusul. Kap. I-II. Akademisk afhandling [...].

Leipzig, Drugulin, 1899.

8vo. X, 36, (1 blank), 31, (1) pp. (And:) The same / Zetterstéen, Karl Vilhelm. Ur Jahja bin'Abd el-Mu'ti ez-Zawawi's dikt ed-Durra el-Alfije fi'ilm el-Arabije. Akademisk afhandling [...]. Ibid., 1895. XV, (1), 65, (1), 14 pp. Contemporary half calf with giltstamped spine title; marbled boards.


The two principal grammars of Ibn Muti, his "Fusul hamsin" and, in verse, his "ad-Durra al-alfiya", edited by Swedish orientalists. Yahya bin Abd al-Mu'ti az-Zawawi "had already made a name for himself in his native Damascus als a writer and teacher when the Ayyubid Sultan al-Malik al-Kamil called him to Cairo. There he served as a teacher at the old mosque and died in 628/1231" (cf. GAL I, 303).

Binding insignificantly rubbed at extremeties; handwritten index and library stamp on front paste-down. Handwritten note on first title detailing place and time for the disputation.

GAL S I, p. 531 & 530.

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