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TWO TREATISES ON ASTRONOMY
MAGHREB, 18TH CENTURY
TWO TREATISES ON ASTRONOMY MAGHREB, 18TH CENTURY Comprising Muhammad bin Muhammad al-Dulaymi al-Warzazi's (d.AH 1174) Kitab al-mutalla' sahar al-mumta' fi bayan al-muqna' , on astronomy, 34ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 25ll. of small black maghribi script, some words picked out in red and pink, some tables, one marginal diagram, catchwords, with occasional marginal notes, signed 'Ali bin al-Hajj Mahmud al-Azhari and dated the night of Sunday 16 Sha'ban AH 1212/3 February 1798, in modern stamped binding; and two works on Astronomy bound together, Ibn al-Qadi's Tafjir al-anhar fi hull rawda al-azhar and Abu 'Amir Muhammad bin 'Ali Ibn al-Nata' al-Basri's Nuzhat al-albab fi ma'rifat al-asturlab , on astrolabes, 41ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 26ll. of small black maghribi script, some phrases picked out in red, some words picked out in green, catchwords, with occasional marginal notes, with large tables in red, black and green, modern binding Folio 8 1/8 x 5 5/8in. (20.5 x 14.4cm.); folio 8 1/8 x 5 7/8in. (20.5 x 15cm.) (2)

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Arts of Islam Including Property from the Bequest of Adrienne Minassian sold to benefit Brown University
Auktionsdatum: 26.04.2013
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26 April 2013, London, South Kensington