The colophon states that it was copied in the Ulugh Beg madrasa in Kara (?).
Najm-al-Din Abu Bakr ‘Ali bin ‘Umar al-Katibi al-Qazwini was born in Qazwin. He worked in Maragha at the observatory of Nasir al-Din Tusi and was a scholar on his works and author of many others on philosophy and logic. He died in 1277 AD.
See B.A. Rosenfeld & E. Ihsanoglu, Mathematicians, Astronomers & Other Scholars of Islamic Civilisation and their Works (7th-19th), Istanbul, 2003, pp. 221-22, no. 616. There is a copy, undated, 19th century, in the British Library, see P. Stocks & C. Baker, Subject-Guide to the Arabic Manuscripts in the British Library, London, 2001, pp. 199-200, G. There are two copies, dated 12 Rabi’ I AH 731/24 December 1330 AD and undated, 15th century, in the Chester Beatty Library, see A. Arberry, A Handlist of the Arabic Manuscripts, volumes !V & VII, 1959 & 1964, pp. 13 & 101 respectively. See Brockelmann, GAL, I, 466; S. I, 845.