Manuscript/Mixed Material Bahāʼīyah fī al-ḥisāb. بهائية في الحساب.

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Title
Bahāʼīyah fī al-ḥisāb.
Other Title
بهائية في الحساب.
Summary
Text is a well-known manual on arithmetic.
Contributor Names
ʻĀmilī, Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn, 1547-1621.
Created / Published
[17--?]
Subject Headings
-  Arithmetic--Early works to 1900
-  Mathematics, Arab--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Ms.
-  Arabic; some poetry in Turkish; Arabic alphbet.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945.
-  Paper: yellowed cream, no visible watermarks. Text is incomplete (leaves missing at end). Title page and text are in black ink, with a few rubricated words. Some diacritical marks. Text on fol. 2b-14b is framed by two red lines; text on fol. 15a-19a is framed by a single red line. No frame and no rubrication on fol. 19b-34b. Fol. 17a-b written in a different hand. First leaf repaired. Leaves with notes inserted between fol. 13 and 14 and between fol. 20 and 21. Copious marginal notes on first 19 leaves; catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-719.
-  Naskhī script; 11 lines in written area, 13 x 7 cm.
-  Charts (fol. 4b, 6a, 28a)
-  Fol. 1a-34b (fol. 35-38 blank).
-  An ownership stamp: "[illegible] al-Sayyid Yūsuf" dated 1254 H [1838] on title page. Name of another former owner, Muḥammad Ṭabbaqī, on page before title page, with Turkish poetry dated to 1268 H [1851].
-  Binding: modern cardboard, covered with cloth; leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم نحمدك يا من لا يحيط بجميع نعمه عدد، ولا ينتهي تضاعف قسمه إلى أمد، ونصلى على سيدنا محمد النبي المجتبى وعترته لاسيما الأربعة المتناسبة أصحاب العبا وبعد فإن الفقير إلى الله الغنى بهاء الدين محمد بن الحسين العاملى أنطقه الله بالصواب في يوم الحساب يقول أن علم الحساب لا يخفى علو شأنه وسمو مكانه ورشاقة مسائله ووثاقا دلائله ...
Medium
33 leaves (11 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 13 x 7 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
QA33 .A48 1700z
Digital Id
amed0001 200149105 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149105.1
amed0001 200149105 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149105.2
Library of Congress Control Number
2008401033
Description
Text is a well-known manual on arithmetic.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401033
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ʻĀmilī, Bahāʼ Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn. Bahāʼīyah Fī Al-Ḥisāb. [17--?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401033. (Accessed June 28, 2017.)

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ʻāmilī, B. A. M. I. Ḥ. Bahāʼīyah Fī Al-Ḥisāb. [17--?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401033.

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ʻĀmilī, Bahāʼ Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn. Bahāʼīyah Fī Al-Ḥisāb. [17--?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401033>.