Abul-Abbas Shihab al-Din Ahmad bin Muhammad, better known as Ibn al-Hayim al-Maqdisi (died AH 815/AD 1412), Kitab Nuzhat al Matalib, a treatise on numbers and arithmetic probably Anatolia or Mamluk Egypt/Syria, dated AH 800/AD 1397-98
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Abul-Abbas Shihab al-Din Ahmad bin Muhammad, better known as Ibn al-Hayim al-Maqdisi (d. AH 815/AD 1412), Kitab Nuzhat al Matalib, a treatise on numbers and arithmetic probably Anatolia or Mamluk Egypt/Syria, dated AH 800/AD 1397-98
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Abul-Abbas Shihab al-Din Ahmad bin Muhammad, better known as Ibn al-Hayim al-Maqdisi (d. AH 815/AD 1412), Kitab Nuzhat al Matalib, a treatise on numbers and arithmetic
probably Anatolia or Mamluk Egypt/Syria, dated AH 800/AD 1397-98
Arabic manuscript on paper, 16 leaves, 19 lines to the page written in a clear naskhi script in black ink, significant words picked out in red throughout, text written by more than one scribe, catchwords, waterstaining, edges frayed, some crude repairs, modern aubergine morocco with stamped central medallions, cornerpieces and outer borders
178 x 136 mm.
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