Manuscript/Mixed Material Kashf al-qināʻ fī waḍʻ al-arbāʻ min al-jihat al-sitt fī ʻilm al-falak. كشف القناع في وضع الأرباع من الجهة الست في علم الفلك.

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Title
Kashf al-qināʻ fī waḍʻ al-arbāʻ min al-jihat al-sitt fī ʻilm al-falak.
Other Title
كشف القناع في وضع الأرباع من الجهة الست في علم الفلك.
Summary
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 Names
Ibn al-ʻAṭṭār, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, active 1426.
Created / Published
4 Dhū al-Hijjah 1149 [5 April 1737].
Subject Headings
-  Astronomy, Arab--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Title page in a later hand: "Li-Abī ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn al-ʻAṭṭār [altered to read: al-Bayṭār] al-Bakrī."
-  Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945.
-  Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks (tri luna), in moderate condition. Black and blue ink (in later hands) on title page; black ink in text with some rubricated words. Some marginal notes; catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-780.
-  Nashkī script; 25 lines in written area, 16 x 10 cm.
-  Fol. 1a-12a.
-  Binding: modern cardboard with leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمد الرحيم و صلى الله على سيدنا محمد و على آله و صحبه و سلم الحمد لله المعطي لمن اطاع . . . .
Medium
12 leaves (25 lines), bound : paper ; 20 x 15 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
QB23 .I19 1737
Digital Id
amed0001 200149134 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149134.1
amed0001 200149134 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149134.2
Library of Congress Control Number
2008401690
Description
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.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401690
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Ibn Al-ʻAṭṭār, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad, Active 1426. Kashf Al-Qināʻ Fī Waḍʻ Al-Arbāʻ Min Al-Jihat Al-Sitt Fī ʻilm Al-Falak. [4 Dhū al-Hijjah 5 April 1737, 1737] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401690. (Accessed May 27, 2017.)

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Ibn Al-ʻAṭṭār, M. I. M. (1737) Kashf Al-Qināʻ Fī Waḍʻ Al-Arbāʻ Min Al-Jihat Al-Sitt Fī ʻilm Al-Falak. [4 Dhū al-Hijjah 5 April 1737] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401690.

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Ibn Al-ʻAṭṭār, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad, Active 1426. Kashf Al-Qināʻ Fī Waḍʻ Al-Arbāʻ Min Al-Jihat Al-Sitt Fī ʻilm Al-Falak. [4 Dhū al-Hijjah 5 April 1737, 1737] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401690>.