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    Alfīyah fī al-ṭibb ismuhā Mughnīyat al-muʻānī ṣināʻat al-ṭibb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a treatise on medicine, including drugs and their pharmaceutical properties, written in 1254 H [1838]. It consists of more than 1,000 verses. Includes table of contents (fol. 1b-2a). Second colophon, dated 10 Shawwāl 1291 H [20 November 1874] added by same scribe on fol. 43a.

    • Contributor: Shīwī, Ibrāhīm Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1874
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    Hādhā kitāb fatḥ al-tadāwī min jamīʻ al-amrāḍ wa-al-shakāwī / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a complete treatise on hygiene and diet and the art of preserving good health. It describes the nourishment of the parts of the human body as well as medical drugs. The text consists of six synoptic tables, each of which is divided into 16 parts. Fol. 1a-17b contain the introduction; fol. 18a-21a are blank. The rest of the book consists of ...

    • Contributor: Maghribī, Abū SaʻĪd Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb al-malāḥah fī ʻilm al-filāḥah / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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.

    • Contributor: Nābulusī, ʻAbd Al Ghanī Ibn IsmāʻĪl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1854
  • Catalog Record

    al-Kalām al-yasīr fī ʻilāj al-maqʻadah wa-al-bawāsīr / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text addresses the causes, diagnosis, and medical treatment by diet and drugs of calculi (stones) in the kidney, bladder, hemorrhoids, and hips. The text was written in 1169 H [1755]. The colophon is followed by a second incomplete text.

    • Contributor: Damanhūrī, Aḥmad Ibn ʻAbd Al MunʻIm.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1848
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    Text is an excellent authority on Arabic names for the stars and constellations; includes depictions of celestial constellations. Persian note before beginning of text claims that this book written in 820 H [1417], but the note probably dates from the 18th century when the book was rebound.

    • Contributor: Ṣūfī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn ʻUmar
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1417

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    Hādhihi risālah li-Ibn al-Hāʼim al-musammāt [sic] Nuzhat al-ḥisāb, al-mukhtaṣarah min al-Murshidah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    According to Carl Brockelmann's Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur (Supplement II, p. 154), the text is an abridgement of the author's book al-Murshidah fī ṣināʻat al-ghubār. The manuscript contains an introduction, two chapters, and an epilogue. On fol. 1a is a table of written numbers for use in official documents as well as verses (in code?). On fol. 33b, verse 6:115 of the Qur'an is ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 16??
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    Kitāb qurrat al-ʻayn fī tasyīr al-nayyirayn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is principally based on the writings of ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm Ibn al-Shāṭir (1304-1375), as the introduction mentions. The colophon says that the text was copied from a manuscript with many errors written in a bad hand.

    • Contributor: JaʻBarī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Qādir
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1525
  • Catalog Record

    Munājāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Munājāt (Supplication) of ʻAli ibn Abī Ṭālib.

    • Contributor: ʻAlī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
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    Hādhā Bughyat al-ṭullāb ʻalá Munyat al-ḥussāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Poem written in rajaz meter. Marginal notes indicate that the manuscript was compared with another copy of the same text.

    • Contributor: Ibn Ghāzī, Muḥammad Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb sharḥ Fusūl Ibuqrāṭ / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a commentary on the Aphorisms by Hippocrates.

    • Contributor: Ibn Abī Ṣādiq Al Nīsābūrī, Abū Al Qāsim ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn ʻAl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 13??
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    Sharḥ al-ʻallāmah Aḥmad ibn Qāsim al-Ghazzī al-Shāfiʻī ʻalá al-Nuzhah fī al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Hāʼim. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript consists of an introduction, 2 chapters, and an epilogue. The text is a commentary on Ibn al-Hāʼim's book Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār, which itself represents the author's abridgement of his work Murshidat al-tālib illá asnaʼ al-maṭālib.

    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
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    Kashf al-qināʻ fī waḍʻ al-arbāʻ min al-jihat al-sitt fī ʻilm al-falak. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    According to the colophon (fol. 12a), the author wrote the work in 830 H [1426] based on the lectures of Nūr al-Dīn al-Naqqāsh ibn ʻAbd al-Qādir.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-ʻAṭṭār, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1737
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    Wa-hādhihi abwāb tushtamilu ʻalá ṣanʻat al-nafṭ wa-ʻamalih. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript is a large portion of a work on the manufacture of petroleum, oils, and gums. On the title page, a piece of paper has been glued over the top three-quarters of the page so that only the rubricated title and 3 lines of writing at the bottom are visible. There follow two pages of tables on different kinds of petroleums, oils, and gums. ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??
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    Kitāb rafʻ al-ḥijāb ʻan wujūh aʻmāl al-ḥisāb : al-mulakhkhaṣah maʻa taqrīb al-maʻānī wa-ḍabṭ al-qawāʻid wa-al-mabānī fī ghayr hādhā al-kitāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. is a commentary in two parts on the author's treatise on mathematics (Talkhīṣ aʻmāl al-ḥisāb).

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Bannāʼ, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • Catalog Record

    Hādhā kitāb al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a commentary on the versified treatise of arithmetic entitled al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1874
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    Hādhā kitāb ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a section of ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt by Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad Qazwīnī.

    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1797
  • Catalog Record

    al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a compendium of astronomy which describes the methods of determining the positions of longitude; it consists of an introduction and two chapters.

    • Contributor: Jighmīnī, Maḥmūd Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1872
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    Jāmiʻ al-qawāʻid fī al-misāḥah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text deals with the precise measurement of the size and shape of the earth, mapping points on the earth's surface, and the study of the earth's gravitational fields. The manuscript includes only three chapters on the third topic. On the last page is a note written in a different script about measuring with different kinds of cubits.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 16??
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    Zīj. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text ends on fol. 291b, followed by charts on fol. 292a-385a. Ibn al-Shātir was the muwaqqit of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, where he constructed a magnificent sundial to adorn the central minaret. The sundial displayed the time of day relative to sunrise, and midday relative to the time of the afternoon prayer. There were special curves to measure the times for the ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Shāṭir, ʻAlī Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 16??
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    Kharīdat al-ʻajāyib wa-tuḥfat al-gharāyib. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Popular but unscientific account of geography and natural history; sometimes attributed to Zayn al-Din ʻUmar ibn al-Muẓaffar Ibn al-Wardī, died 1349.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Wardī, Sirāj Al Dīn Abū Ḥafṣ ʻUmar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    al-ʻIqd al-thamīn fī-mā yataʻallaqu bi-al-mawāzīn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri, 1945. The colophon (fol. 42b) says that this manuscript was copied from a manuscript written in 1194 H [1780], which itself was copied from a manuscript written by the author himself. Paper: Cream, with watermarks, in good condition. Title page in black ink; rest of text in black with some red ink; marginal notes and calculations in various ...

    • Contributor: Jabartī, Ḥasan Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1854
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    al-Munḥarifāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with torn edges, in moderate condition. Watermark on leaf 20. Black and red ink in text. Title written in later hand in pink ink. Catchwords only on leaves 1 and 7. Starting from the third leaf, each verso begins with the ...

    • Contributor: ʻAzzārī, Khalīl Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??
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    Kitāb Dalāʼil al-khayrāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A collection of prayers for the Prophet, with a description of his tomb and his names.

    • Contributor: Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Scrapbook compiled by Fannie L. Koster and given to Bertha Spafford Vester

    • Contributor: Koster, Fannie L. - Vester, Bertha Spafford - American Colony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1908

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    [Qurʼān] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. In Arabic. Title supplied by cataloger. Gift of Charles C. McVicker. Paper: smooth yellowed cream with no visible watermarks; the first two pages and colophon are elaborately illuminated in green, blue and red on gold background; borders are gold, blue and red; titles of individual sūrahs in gold; verses separed by ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??