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MECCA / HISTORY OF ISLAM: فتوح مكة. المسمى بالدرر [الدرة] المكللة في فتوح مكة المشرفة [The Conquests of Mecca, Called the Crowned Pearls in the Conquests of the Honorable Mecca]



8°, 48 pp., original rear pink wrapper, modern brown cloth binding (minor chips to the margins, rear wrapper with loss of paper, but internally clean).


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Abu Al-Hassan Al-Bakri (1493-1545) was an Egyptian scholar, who completed the Hajj to Mecca and later taught Sufism and Tafsir at the Al-Azhar Mosque. His work on Mecca does not describe the conquest of this holy city from the historical point of view, but in a mystic way.

The book was published by the Imperial Press, owned by Muhammad Abdulkadir, In Cairo

We could not find any institutional examples on Worldcat. OCLC 784206109 with no listed examples in libraries, names an undated example by another, Cairo-based publishing house, with same pagination.

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