A collection of astronomical treatises, copied by Abdullah bin Ahmad bin Isma'il bin 'Isa al-Murshidi al-Hanafi al-Makki Ottoman Near East, dated 28th Dhu al-Hijja 1181/15th May 1768
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A collection of astronomical treatises, copied by Abdullah bin Ahmad bin Isma'il bin 'Isa al-Murshidi al-Hanafi al-Makki Ottoman Near East, dated 28th Dhu al-Hijja 1181/15th May 1768
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A collection of astronomical treatises, copied by Abdullah bin Ahmad bin Isma'il bin 'Isa al-Murshidi al-Hanafi al-Makki
Ottoman Near East, dated 28th Dhu al-Hijja 1181/15th May 1768
Arabic manuscript on European watermarked paper, 43 leaves, 21 lines to the page written in naskhi script in black ink with headings and significant words picked out in red, diagrams, catchwords, edges frayed, modern aubergine-purple leather with stamped central medallion decorated with intertwining floral motifs and serrated leaves, one small repair
245 x 174 mm.

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  • Contents:
    1. Abul-Wajahid Abdul-Rahman bin 'Isa al-Murhsidi al-Umari al-Makki, Ghunyat al-Awda'i fi Hisab al-Muqantarat.
    2. Ibn al-Ghazuli with commentary by Ibn Siraj al-Falaki, Risalat al-Gayb al-Ghaib.
    3. Ibn Siraj al-Falaki, Tastih al-Kurah 'ala al-Astrulab.
    4. Muhammad bin Yusuf bin Muhammad bin Abi al-Majd al-Murshidi al-Umari al-Makki, Al-Masa'il li Ma'rafat al-Awqat wa Tahdid Jihat al-Qiblah.
    5. Muhammad bin Abi al-Fath al-Sufi al-Falaki al-A'alam.
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