Abdallah bin Ahmad bin Yahya al-Maqdisi al-Hanbali, al-Durrah al-Fakhirah fi ma'rifat siyar al-Kawakib al-Da'irah, a treatise on astronomy, with numerous diagrams Near East, dated AH 1054/AD 1644-45 or later
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Abdallah bin Ahmad bin Yahya al-Maqdisi al-Hanbali, al-Durrah al-Fakhirah fi ma'rifat siyar al-Kawakib al-Da'irah, a treatise on astronomy, with numerous diagrams Near East, dated AH 1054/AD 1644-45 or later
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,122) inc. premium
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Abdallah bin Ahmad bin Yahya al-Maqdisi al-Hanbali, al-Durrah al-Fakhirah fi ma'rifat siyar al-Kawakib al-Da'irah, a treatise on astronomy, with numerous diagrams
Near East, dated AH 1054/AD 1644-45 or later
Arabic manuscript on European watermarked paper, 11 leaves, 13 lines to the page written in nasta'liq script in black ink with significant words picked out or underlined in red, commentaries written horizontally in outer margins, rather browned, colophon states that this manuscript was written by the author himself in the al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem, on 29th Jumada al-Thani 1054/26th January 1644, modern brown leather with stamped central medallions
215 x 155 mm.
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