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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 68

    A SCIENTIFIC MANUAL

    MOROCCO, DATED AH 1212/1797-98 AD

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    A SCIENTIFIC MANUAL
    MOROCCO, DATED AH 1212/1797-98 AD
    Comprising Kashf al-asrar fi 'ilm al-hisab wa al-ghibar, on divination, by Abu al-Hasan 'Ali bin Muhammad al-Qalasadi (d. 891 AH) and Hull al-rumuz wa mafatih al-kunuz fi 'ilm al-awfaq al-falakiya, on astronomy, by 'Abd al-Salam bin Ahmad bin Qasim al-Muqaddasi (d. 678 AH), 50 ff., two modern fly-leaves, 25ll. of black maghribi to the page, titles and occasional words in red, with catchwords, copious marginal notes, in 19th century stamped morocco
    8 1/8 x 5 7/8in. (20.8 x 14.8cm.)


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