al-Imam al-Suwaidi, Kitab al-Tadhkirah al-Mufidah wa al-Dhakirah al-hamidah, treatise on medicine, copied by Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Salem bin Ghunaim bin Salamah bin Abdullah al-Masri North Africa, probably Egypt, dated AH 977/AD 1569-70
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al-Imam al-Suwaidi, Kitab al-Tadhkirah al-Mufidah wa al-Dhakirah al-hamidah, treatise on medicine, copied by Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Salem bin Ghunaim bin Salamah bin Abdullah al-Masri North Africa, probably Egypt, dated AH 977/AD 1569-70
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al-Imam al-Suwaidi, Kitab al-Tadhkirah al-Mufidah wa al-Dhakirah al-hamidah, treatise on medicine, copied by Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Salem bin Ghunaim bin Salamah bin Abdullah al-Masri
North Africa, probably Egypt, dated AH 977/AD 1569-70
Arabic manuscript on paper, 125 leaves, 21 lines to the page written in a cursive script in black ink, significant words picked out in red or underlined in black, catchwords, occasional commentaries added at a later date, badly waterstained, edges frayed, browned, the name of the scribe and the date in the colophon written in a different hand, brown morocco with flap, worn, some defects, doublures with manuscript leaves written in maghribi script, stained with loss of areas of text
212 x 149 mm.
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