Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-438) and indexes.
Ibn t??w's (d. 664/1266) was a famous Sh?'? scholar and bibliophile. This book portrays his intellectual world and working methods, and reconstructs, as far as possible, his extensive library, which included many works now lost. Kohlberg's monograph is an important contribution to Sh?'? studies and to the history of Arabic literature.