1903 Theresianumgasse Inventory, p. 89, no. 206.
1905 Theresianumgasse Inventory, p. 39, no. 160.
Mayer, Islamic Astrolabists, Geneva, 1956, pp. 27-28, listing seven astrolabes of 'Abd al-'Ali, of which the present piece is no. IV.
W. Morley, 1865, reproduced in the introduction to Gunther, Astrolabes of the World, 2 vols., Oxford, 1932, repr. in 1 vol., London, 1976, pp. 147-8, no. 33, for the astrolabe by 'Abd al-'Ali in the British Museum.
D.A. King, World-Maps for Finding the Direction and Distance to Mecca, Leiden, 1999, pp. 255-274, for the Isfahan school and the geographical data used on their instruments.