Abu Bakr Muhammad bin Zakariya al-Razi, three treatises on medicine in one volume, copied by Mulla Muhammad bin 'Ali Persia or Afghanistan, dated Wednesday 18th Rabi 'al-Akhir 1203/15th January 1789
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Abu Bakr Muhammad bin Zakariya al-Razi, three treatises on medicine in one volume, copied by Mulla Muhammad bin 'Ali Persia or Afghanistan, dated Wednesday 18th Rabi 'al-Akhir 1203/15th January 1789
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Abu Bakr Muhammad bin Zakariya al-Razi, three treatises on medicine in one volume, copied by Mulla Muhammad bin 'Ali
Persia or Afghanistan, dated Wednesday 18th Rabi 'al-Akhir 1203/15th January 1789
Arabic manuscript on paper, 77 leaves, 15 lines to the page written in clear naskhi script in black ink, chapter numbers picked out in red, significant words and sentences underlined in red, catchwords, contemporary red morocco with stamped central medallions with Persian verses, worn
208 x 122 mm.

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  • The treatises are: Sina'at al-Tibb (Sufficiency in Medicine); Bur' as-Sa'a (a list of diseases which can be treated in one hour); and al-Fasd (phlebotomy [blood-letting] in medicine).
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