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Risālah fī rasm al-munḥarifāt :
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[1882].

رسالة في رسم المنحرفات : [1882].

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Related Names: Meyerhof, Max 1874-1945, former owner.
Language(s): Arabic
Subjects: Sundials.
Astronomy, Arab.
Manuscripts, Arabic > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan / Ann Arbor.
Note: Watermark: Andrea Galvani of Pordenone. See Edward Heawood, Watermarks, Mainly of the 17th and 18th Centuries (Hilversum, 1950), p. 36 and no. 360.
Contains diagrams of sundial markings and astronomical tables.
Text not rubricated; corrections in hand of copyist; kurrāsahs numbered: k ʻadad [1-4].
Date in colophon: wa-kāna al-farāgh min kitābat hādhihi al-risālah al-laṭīfah yawm al-arbuʻāʾ al-muwāfiq ithná wa-ʻishrīn yawman khalat min shahr Jumādá al-thānī sanat 1299 [i.e. 11 May 1882] ... ʻalá yad kātibihā al-faqīr ... Muḥammad ʻIrāqī al-Shiblanjī [?].
For another, defective copy of this text, see Mich. Isl. Ms. 779.
Purchased in Cairo, 1933/34. Owner's mark: on p. [1], manuscript notes in handwriting of Max Meyerhof.
Physical Description: 1 v. ([86] p. on 21 lvs.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
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