12 October 1999
'Ali ibn Ibrahim ibn al-Shatir al-Dimashqi (d. AH 777/1375 AD): Hashiyah 'ala al-mulakhas fi 'ilm al-falaq
Damascus, AH Rabi' I 801/11 Nov-9 Dec. 1398 AD
Astronomy, Arabic manuscript on cream paper, 73ff. with 19ll. of black naskh, occasional words and phrases in red, with several small diagrams, final folio with colophon signed Khalil ibn Haji Firoz al-Fardi and dated Rabi' I 801, in original tan morocco binding with flap, light staining and water damage
Folio 7.3/8 x 3in. (18.6 x 9.7cm.)
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This is a rare work. It is a commentary on the commentary of al-mulakhas fi al-hay'ah by Mahmud ibn Umar al-Jaghmani (d. after AH 615/1221 AD), the first commentary written by Musa ibn Muhammad Qadizade al-Rumi (fl. AH 815/1412 AD).
Please note the binding is not the original as stated in the catalogue.
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