Format Books
Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Nābulusī, ʻAbd Al Ghanī Ibn IsmāʻĪl
Dates 1854
Location Washington D.C.
Language Arabic
Subjects Agriculture
Manuscripts, Arabic
Washington (D.C.)
Kitab al
Other Title
كتاب الملاحة في علم الفلاحة /
ʻAlam al-malāḥah fī ʻilm al-filāḥah
Contributor Names
Nābulusī, ʻAbd al-Ghanī ibn Ismāʻīl, 1641-1731.
Created / Published
5 Rajab 1270 H [3 April 1854].
Subject Headings
-  Agriculture
-  Botany
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Transcribed by ʻAbd Allah ibn ʻUmar ibn Muṣṭafá ibn Ismaʻīl ibn ʻAbd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī, a descendant of the author, on 5 Rajab 1270 H.
-  Paper: cream, with watermarks, of varying thickness, in good condition. Red ink on title page, black and red ink in text. Marginal notes, catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript, SM-36. DLC
-  Fihris al-makhṭūṭāt al-ʻArabīyah fī maktabat al-Kūngris, 29.
-  According to Ismāʻīl Bāshā Bābānī's Kitāb īḍāḥ al-maknūn fī al-dhayl ʻalá Kashf al-ẓunūn, this text is a summary of Jāmiʻ fawāʼid al-malāḥah, by Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Raḍī al-Ghazzī; it consists of 10 chapters and an epilogue.
-  Leaf facing t.p. has bookseller's label: "Hasan (al-Qabul, known as Abdul Ghani) a treatise in Arabic on agriculture composed from the works of various ancient authors, written in good Naskh on 109 ll., rubricated. According to the colophon, this is a copy from the original Ms. and was transcribed by Abdullah ... son of the author in the month of Rajab, the year 1270 A.H. = A.D. 1853. In leather binding with flap. A most interesting work of its kind. £3:0:0"
-  Naskhī script: 21 lines in written area, 17 x 9 cm.
-  Fol. 1a-109b.
-  Previously owned by Muftī Zādah al-Sayyid Muṣṭafá Najīb, a judge in Damascus, and Alexander George Ellis.
-  Binding: Leather.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: الحمد لله الذي أنزل من السماء ماء فأحيا به الأرض وأخرج ثمرات كل شئ بقدرته كما يخرج الخلائق يوم العرض، والصلوة والسلام على سيدنا محمد الذي بين لنا المشروع وغير المشروع وكمل بالسنة وألزم بالغرض وعلى جميع آله وأصحابه وعترته وأنصاره وأحزابه....
107 leaves (21 lines), bound : paper ; 24 x 15 cm.
Call Number
S515 .N33 1854
Digital Id
amed0001 200149142
amed0001 200149142
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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