Format Books
Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Ḥasanī, Muḥammad Ibn Abī Al Khayr
Location Washington D.C.
Language Arabic
Subjects Handbooks, Vade Mecums, Etc
Manuscripts, Arabic
Materials and Instruments
Painting, Arab
Washington (D.C.)
Other Title
النجوم الشارقات في ذكر بعض الصنايع المحتاج إليها في علم الميقات.
Contributor Names
Ḥasanī, Muḥammad ibn Abī al-Khayr, active 16th century.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Writing--Materials and instruments
-  Painting, Arab
-  Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Title from introduction, p. 2.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC
-  Paper: pp. 1-64 and 77-80 are yellowed cream, with watermarks; pp. 65-76 are from off-white paper, with watermarks (initials AG), but written in the same hand as pp. 1-65 and 77-80. Pp. 81-84 written in different hand on different paper (no chain lines or watermarks, very thin, darker). Medium condition; black stains on title page and brown stains on pp. 33-36. Text is mainly in black, with some rubricated words and chapter headings. Many marginal notes on some pages. Catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-757. DLC
-  Text is divided into 25 chapters.
-  Page before title page contains a note on making leather in Maghibī script. Chapter on painting (pp. 82-84; in same hand as principal text) follows text on writing materials.
-  Nastaʻliq script; 17 lines in written area, 16 x 10 cm.
-  Fol. 1a-42b (numbered 1-84).
-  Binding: cardboard, with leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم . . . الحمد لله الذي بنعمته تتم الصالحات، وأشهد أن لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له شهادة تنجى قايلها من المهلكات، وأشهد أن سيدنا محمد عبده ورسوله أفضل المخلوقات، صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وأصحابه السادة الثقات صلاة وتسليما دايمين متلازمين على ممر الدهور والأوقات ....
42 leaves (17 lines), bound : paper ; 23 x 16 cm.
Call Number
Z45 .H37 1800z
Digital Id
amed0001 200149147
amed0001 200149147
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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