Manuscript/Mixed Material Kitāb azhār al-afkār fī jawāhir aḥjār / كتاب أزهار الافكار في جواهر الاحجار / / Kitāb al-jawāhir lil-Tifāshī

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Title
Kitāb azhār al-afkār fī jawāhir aḥjār /
Other Title
كتاب أزهار الافكار في جواهر الاحجار /
Kitāb al-jawāhir lil-Tifāshī
Summary
Work on gems and precious stones in 25 chapters, with each chapter devoted to a different stone. Discusses the beauty, color, use, physical properties, crystalization, and medicinal and magical uses of minerals and gems.
Contributor Names
Tīfāshī, Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf, d. 1253 or 4.
Created / Published
[16--]
Subject Headings
-  Precious stones--Early works to 1800
-  Mineralogy--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Paper: yellowed cream, watermarks, varies in thickness. Leaves split from spine. Red and black ink on title page; text is principally in black with chapter titles in red. Marginal notes in different hands. Catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript, SM-13.
-  Fihris al-makhṭūṭāt al-ʻArabīyah fī maktabat al-Kūngris, 15.
-  Naskhi script; 17 lines in written area, 14 x 8 cm.
-  Fol. 1a-66b.
-  Binding: old cardboard covered with European wallpaper; leather spine.
-  Names of four owners on title page: Muḥammad Abū Hādī al-Jawharī al-Khālidī; ownership stamp of Muḥammad ʻAbduh; Maḥmūd ibn Ḥasan al-Nīshī (in red ink, scratched out); and ʻAlī Afandī al-[illegible] (dated 199 and scratched out).
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم قال الشيخ الفقير الفاضل أبو العباس أحمد بن يوسف ابن محمد التيفاشي ...
Medium
62 leaves (17 lines), bound ; 14 x 8 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
QE392 .T5 1600z
Digital Id
amed0001 200149093 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149093.1
amed0001 200149093 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149093.2
Library of Congress Control Number
2008401021
Description
Work on gems and precious stones in 25 chapters, with each chapter devoted to a different stone. Discusses the beauty, color, use, physical properties, crystalization, and medicinal and magical uses of minerals and gems.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401021
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Tīfāshī, Aḥmad Ibn Yūsuf, D. 1253 Or 4. Kitāb Azhār Al-Afkār Fī Jawāhir Aḥjār. [16] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401021. (Accessed May 23, 2017.)

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Tīfāshī, A. I. Y. Kitāb Azhār Al-Afkār Fī Jawāhir Aḥjār. [16] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401021.

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Tīfāshī, Aḥmad Ibn Yūsuf, D. 1253 Or 4. Kitāb Azhār Al-Afkār Fī Jawāhir Aḥjār. [16] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401021>.