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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
    • Date: 1874
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    Kunnāsh al-Manṣūrī Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a well-known medical encyclopedia in 10 chapters, covering diseases of various organs and their treatment as well as a description of anatomy and physiology.

    • Contributor: Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad Ibn Zakarīy
    • Date: 14??
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    Raqāyiq al-ḥaqāyiq fī ḥisāb al-daraj wa-al-daqāyiq. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    As the introduction (fol. 1b) notes, this text summarizes and simplifies Kashf al-ḥaqāʼiq fī ḥisāb al-daraj wa-al-daqāʼiq by Aḥmad ibn Rajab Ibn al-Majdī, 1366-1447, which calculates the movement of celestial bodies.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1825
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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
    • Date: 13??
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    Risalah fi al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, untrimmed, in moderate condition; brown stains on bottom of many leaves. Black ink on title page; black and red ink in text. Catchwords on rectos. Marginal notes. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-783. Naskhī script; 19 lines in written ...

    • Contributor: Budayrī, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1831

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    Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a poem on arithmetic dedicated to Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Bahwashī al-Shāfiʻī, as mentioned at the end of the manuscript.

    • Contributor: Ḥamīdī, ʻabd Al-Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 1588
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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
    • Date: 1854
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    Kitāb qaṭr al-sayl fī amr al-khayl / 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 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
    • Date: 17??
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    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah al-Ustādh al-Ḥifnī al-musammāh bi-Farāʼid ʻawāʼid jabrīyah ʻalá sharḥ al-Sibṭ lil-Yāsamīnīyah ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A commentary on the commentary of Sibṭ al-Māridīnī on al-Urjūzah, a poem on algebra, by Ibn al-Yāsamīn.

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Date: 1888
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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
    • Date: 1797
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    Ḥāshīyat al-Ḥifnī ʻalá al-Yāsamīnīyah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Commentary on Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah by Badr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Sibṭ al-Māridīni, which itself is an exposition of al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn. The colophon (fol. 14b) says that the author finished composing the work on 14 Shaʻbān 1167 H [6 June 1754].

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Date: 17??
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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.

    • Date: 16??
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    Kitāb al-jadwal fī al-ḥisāb al-sinīn al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a treatise on using the solar and lunar systems to calculate the months. It includes tables showing the correspondence of the Arabic and Christian years with a preface and it explains the positions and movement of the sun and the moon, and the discrepancies of the dates. Poem on fol. 14b and 15a.

    • Contributor: Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻabd Al-Laṭīf.
    • Date: 18??
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    Kitāb matn al-Lumaʻ fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, with torn edges, in bad condition: leaves repaired, dark stains on top of leaves. Text is principally in black ink with some rubricated words. A few marginal notes in various hands. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-706. Naskhī script; 21 lines in written area, 16 x 11 cm. ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 15??
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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
    • Date: 18??
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    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-Shaykh al-Imām al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah Aḥmad al-Shāfiʻī al-Janājī al-Mālikī ʻalá Sharḥ Shaykh al-Islām Zakarīyā al-Anṣārī ʻalá al-Muqniʻ li-ibn al-Hāʼim fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a commentary on Zakarīyā al-Anṣārī's commentary on the mathematical assumptions addressed by Ibn al-Hāʼim in al-Muqniʻ on the algebraic equality and inequality of functions.

    • Contributor: Janājī, Aḥmad Muḥammad
    • Date: 1888
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    Wasīlat al-mubtadiʼīn li-ʻilm ghurrat al-shuhūr wa-al-sinīn. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The first four pages are Aḥmad ibn Qāsim al-Miṣrī's poem, Wasīlat al-mubtadiʼīn, a poem on astronomy and astrology. It covers the sun, the moon, the planets, the constellations, the signs of the Zodiac and the astrological characteristics of each day of the week. On fol. 3a, the author says that he completed this poem on 18 Rabīʻ al-awwal 1298 (17 February 1881). The author's ...

    • Contributor: Miṣrī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Date: 1883
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    Sharḥ ʻalá Tashrīḥ al-aflāk lil-ʻĀmilī. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text consists of extracts from and commentary on Tashrīḥ al-aflāk by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī. Fol. 65b contains a list of book titles and a short story (scratched out) dated 1232 H [1816 or 17] and written in a second hand.

    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb mafātīḥ al-raḥmah wa-asrār al-ḥikmah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The ms. is in two parts. Part I, or Introduction by Ṭughrāʼī, and Part II, "From keys of wisdom" is by the Egyptian chemist Zosimos, translated into Arabic by al-Ṭughrāʼī. Part I is written in the form of lectures and is divided into 5 chapters: The science and its materials; Mixing and its way; Fire and its nature; Balances (of properties); Metals and plants ...

    • Contributor: Ṭughrāʼī, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 17??
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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
    • Date: 16??
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    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
    • Date: 1872
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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 ...

    • Date: 18??
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    al-Nujūm al-shāriqāt fī dhikr baʻḍ al-ṣanāīʻ al-muḥtāj ilayhā fī ʻilm al-mīqāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is divided into 25 chapters.

    • Contributor: Ḥasanī, Muḥammad Ibn Abī Al-Khayr
    • Date: 18??
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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. ...

    • Date: 18??