Catalog Record: Kitāb fī ʻilm al-hayʾah : manuscript, [17th century?] | HathiTrust Digital Library

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Kitāb fī ʻilm al-hayʾah :
[17th century?] /
lil-shaykh al-ʻallāmah al-fāḍil ʻAlī ibn Aḥmad al-Balkhī.

كتاب في علم الهيئة : manuscript، [القرن 17م؟]


Main Author: Abū al-Qāsim al-Balkhī, Nūr al-Dīn, 10th cent.
Related Names: Meyerhof, Max 1874-1945, former owner.
Language(s): Arabic
Subjects: Astronomy, Arab > Astronomy, Arab / Early works to 1800.
Astrology, Arab > Astrology, Arab / Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan / Ann Arbor.
Note: Watermarks: Three crescents; initials W+W. For the first see Edward Heawood, Watermarks, Mainly of the 17th and 18th Centuries (Hilversum, 1950), p. 24.
Contains star tables and astronomical diagrams.
Rubrication on first 5 pp. only; marginal corrections in another hand.
Purchased in Cairo, 1933/34. Owners' marks: on p. [1], owner's autograph: fī milk al-ʻabd al-faqīr ilá Allāh ʻAbd Allāh ibn Aḥmad[?] muʾadhdhin bayt Allāh ...[?]; on p. [1], milk al-faqīr al-shaykh ʻAbd Allāh ibn al-T[?]; inside cover, manuscript notes in handwriting of Max Meyerhof.
Physical Description: 1 v. ([62] p.) : ill. ; 21 cm.
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