London, South Kensington
18 April 2016
IBN QARQAMAS: A MANUAL ON ARITHMANCY
MOROCCO, 19TH CENTURY
A rare treatise on divination based on numerals, Arabic manuscript on paper, 234ff., each folio with 26ll. of black maghribi script, important words and sentences picked out in red or occasionally in green, with numerous tables and diagrams in red and black, with marginal notes and catchwords, in original gilt and stamped reddish brown morocco binding with flap
Folio 9 x 6 ¾in. (22.8 x 17cm.)
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