• Manuscript/Mixed Material
    al-Munḥarifāt.
    المنحرفات. | Fawāʼid sharīfah wa-taḥqīqāt munīfah fimā yataʻallaqa bi-khuṣūṣ 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
    • Date: 18??
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    Hādhā Kitāb al-Ṭibb al-jadīd al-kīmīyāʼī /
    هذا كتاب الطب الجديد الكيميائ / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The text is based on the medical and alchemical system of Paracelsus.
    • Contributor: Ḥalabī, Ṣāliḥ Naṣr Allāh Ibn Sallūm.
    • Date: 18??
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    Hādhā kitāb ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā
    هاذا كتاب عجائب الدنيا و ما فيها / | Partie de Merveìlle du monde, Adjaib-i makhlukhat | 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 - Ibn Muḥammad, ʻal
    • Date: 1797
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    Kitāb sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb /
    كتاب شرح اللمع في الحساب / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The text is a commentary on al-Lumaʻ al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Hāʼim. According to the colophon, the author stated that he finished writing the commentary on 27 Ramaḍān 873 [10 April 1469] in Abū Tīj in al-Ṣa'īd, [Egypt].
    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??
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    Zīj.
    زيج. 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
    • Date: 16??
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    al-ʻIqd al-thamīn fīmā yataʻallaqu bi-al-mawāzīn
    العقد الثمين في ما يتعلق بالموازين / 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 - Manṣūrī, Maḥmūd Al-Imām - Mansuri Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1854
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    Kitāb al-yawāqīt fī maʻrifat al-mawāqīt.
    كتاب اليواقيت في معرفة الموافيت. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Manuscript has 12 pages of tables followed by 2 pages of notes from Kashf al-qinaʻ fī rasm al-arbāʻ; this section has pages missing. Note in a second hand on the title page says that the author was [an astronomer?] for the Fatimid Caliph al-Ḥākim bi-ʼAmr Allāh (d. 411 AH/1021 AD).
    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 19??
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    Lebanese Lullaby [transcript]
    • Contributor: Cook, Robert Harrison - Cornwall, Robert - Stedman, Lillian - Debs, Nicholas
    • Date: 1940-03-10

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    Kitab al
    كتلب الجدول المبارك في علم الزمان و الفلك في حساب مداخل الأشهور العربية و الرومية / | Kitāb al-jadwāl al-mubārak fī ḥisāb madākhil al-ashhur al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah li-ibn Jaḥḥāf
    The text is a popular exposition on the study of the order of events in time, and the order in which they occur, especially in those related to astronomical movements and the measurement of time. Note on fol. 2a in another hand says that the author was a famous astronomer during the reign of the Fatimid Caliph al-Ḥākim bi-ʼAmr Allāh (d. 411 AH/1021 AD). ...
    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 1729

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    Taʻlīq ʻalá al-urjūzah al-Yāsamīnīyah fī ʻilm al-jabr.
    تعليق على الأرجوزة الياسمينية في علم الجبر. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Text is a short treatise on arithmetic and 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
    • Date: 1911
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    Suwar al
    سور الكواكب.
    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
    • Date: 1417

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    [Taḥrīr al-majisti]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī's 13th-century recension of Ptolemy's Almagest with the early 14th-century commentary of the Iranian scholar and astronomer Niẓām al-Dīn al-Nīsābūrī.
    • Contributor: Ṭūsī, Naṣīr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad - Nīsābūrī, Niẓām Al-Dīn Al-Ḥasan Ibn Muḥammad - Ibn Al-Ḥusayn, Muḥammad Al-Ḥasan
    • Date: 1411
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    Hādhā Sharḥ mukhtaṣar al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah ...
    هذا شرح مختصر التفاحة في علم المساحة ... | Majmuʻ fīhi al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah wa-ghayrihā | Majmuʻ bi-hi al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah wa-ghayrihā | Sharḥ muntakhab al-Tuffāḥah Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Text is a commentary on al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah by al-Ashʻarī.
    • Contributor: Dimashqī, ʻabd Al-Laṭīf Ibn Aḥmad
    • Date: 1887
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    Wa-hādhihi abwāb tushtamilu ʻalá ṣanʻat al-nafṭ wa-ʻamalih.
    وهذه ابواب تشتمل على صنعة النفط وعمله. | Ṣanʻat al-nafṭ wa-ʻamalih | Qiṭʻah min kitāb fī ṣanʻat al-nafṭ wa-al-adʹhān wa-al-aṣmāgh 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. ...
    • Date: 18??
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    Kitāb qaṭr al-sayl fī amr al-khayl /
    كتاب قطر السيل في أمر الخيل / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Manuscript is an abridgement of Faḍl al-Khayl by ʻAbd al-Muʼmin ibn Khalaf a-Dimyāṭī.
    • Contributor: Bulqīnī, ʻumar Ibn Raslān
    • Date: 1653
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    Kitāb azhār al-afkār fī jawāhir aḥjār /
    كتاب أزهار الافكار في جواهر الاحجار / | Kitāb al-jawāhir lil-Tifāshī Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    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: Tīfāshī, Aḥmad Ibn Yūsuf
    • Date: 16??
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    Kitāb Mā lā yasaʻu al-ṭabīb jahluh
    كتاب ما لا يسع الطبيب جهله. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    A well-organized medical treatment manual explains the evolution of the healing art in the Middle Ages. It is an abridgement of Ibn al-Baytar's "Kitāb al-Jāmiʻ li-mufradāt al-adwiyah," with some additions dealing with nutrition and medicine.
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Kutubī, Yūsuf Ibn Ismaʻīl
    • Date: 1682