Majmu', three scientific treatises in one volume: 'ilm al-masahat, sina'at astrolabe, and ma'rifat a
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Majmu', three scientific treatises in one volume: 'ilm al-masahat, sina'at astrulab, and ma'rifat astrulab (on the astrolabe) Persia, dated AH 945/AD 1538
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Majmu', three scientific treatises in one volume: 'ilm al-masahat, sina'at astrulab, and ma'rifat astrulab (on the astrolabe)
Persia, dated AH 945/AD 1538
Persian manuscript on paper, 122 leaves, approximately 19 lines to the page written in nasta'liq script in black ink, significant sentences underlined in red throughout, numerous diagrams, catchwords, slight waterstaining mostly restricted to outer margins, occasional marginal commentaries, illuminated panels added at a later date, modern binding with older covers
180 x 120 mm.
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