12 October 1999
'ALi ibn 'Abbas al-Majusi al-Mutabbib (d. AH 384/994 AD): Kamil al-sana'ah al-tibbiyah Vol.I
Baghdad AH Rajab 999/25 April-15 May 1591 AD
On medicine, Arabic manuscript on paper, 202ff. with 21ll. of black nasta'liq, some words and titles in red, final folio with colophon signed 'Abd al-Wahhab ibn Marhaf al-Tamimi at the Madrasa al-Mustanariah in Baghdad and dated Rajab 999, generally clean condition, in black morocco binding
Folio 7.7/8 x 4in. (19.7 x 10.7cm.)
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This is a handbook of medicine dealing with anatomy and physiology.
The author was at the court of the Buwayhid ruler 'Adud al-Dawlah (ruled 949-983 AD), and the present work was written for him.
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