4to. 17 parts in 5 vols. Contemp. half calf.
Principal work of Ibn Sîdah (1007-1066), the great blind Andalusian lexicographer: the most important Arabic encyclopedia and dictionary. Lemmas are arranged in groups based on different classes of words. Two manuscripts are preserved: one in Cairo (dated 1202) and one in the Escorial.
Occasional edge wear; some browning and brownstaining. A good copy.
GAL I, p. 308. EI II, 445. OCLC 20111625.