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    Risalah fi al
    رسالة في البروج و المنازل : فرائد جوهرية في فوائد الميقاتية. | Farāyid jawharīyah fī fawāyid mīqātīyah
    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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    Wasīlat al-mubtadiʼīn li-ʻilm ghurrat al-shuhūr wa-al-sinīn.
    وسيلة المبتدئين لعلم غرة الشهور و السنين. 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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    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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    Kitāb al-ʻUmdah fī al-aḥkām ; Arbaʻīn ḥadīthan fī faḍāʼil al-fuqarāʼ wa-al-Ṣūfīyah.
    كتاب العمدة في الاحكام ؛ اربعين حديثا في فضائل الفقراء والصوفية. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Manuscript Arabic. Title from fol. 1a (1st work); title from fol. 83b (2nd work) "Katabahu ... ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn al-Ṣāyigh"--Colophon (1st work). Probably Egypt. Paper: thick, cream color oriental paper; black ink with chapter and section headings in gold; text block has no borders; title page has an elaborate ʻunwan in gold, blue and dark red; no marginal notes or corredtions; no catchwords. Fihris ...
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Ṣāyigh, ʻabd Al-Raḥmān - Jammāʻīlī, ʻabd Al-Ghanī Ibn ʻabd Al-Wāḥid - Ṭūsī, Aḥmad Ibn Abī Al-Ḥasan
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    Kitāb al-Uss fī al-ʻamal bi-al-sayf wa-al-turs. Wa-yalīhi Kitāb al-kifayah fī ʻilm al-rimāyah
    كتاب الأس في العمل بالسيف والترس. ويليه كتاب الكفاية في علم الرماية / | Ass fī al-ʻamal bi-al-sayf wa-al-tars Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Two poems, the first on swordsmanship and the second on archery.
    • Contributor: Ḥamawī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 1591
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    Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb
    ضوء اللمع في الحساب 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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    al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah.
    الملخص في الهيئة. 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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    al-Kawākib al-durīyah fī madḥ Khayr al-Barīyah ...
    الكواكب الدرية في مدح خير البرية ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Poem in praise of the prophet.
    • Contributor: Būṣīrī, Sharaf Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Saʻīd
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    Kitāb al-malāḥah fī ʻilm al-filāḥah /
    كتاب الملاحة في علم الفلاحة / | ʻAlam 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 Dalāʼil al-khayrāt.
    كتاب دلائل الخيرات. | Dilayil-khayrat = | Guide for the good Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    A collection of prayers for the Prophet, with a description of his tomb and his names.
    • Contributor: Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān - Mawlawī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm - Batchelder, John Davis - John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1772
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    Kitāb zubdat al-ṭibb /
    كتاب زبدة الطب / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Text is an Arabic medical treatise in fomat of a symoptic chart in two parts: the first is devoted to theoretical medicine and discusses diagnosis by means of the pulse and urine; the second discusses anatomy and the treatment of disease. The second part is divided into 20 chapters and deals systematically with the anatomy and physiology of the human body and the treatment ...
    • Contributor: Jurjānī, Ismāʻīl Ibn Ḥasan
    • Date: 1677
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    al-Mujallad al-awwal min Tafsīr Abī al-Saʻūd.
    المجلد الاول من تفسير ابي السعود. | Tafsīr Abī al-Saʻūd Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Commentary on the Qurʾan.
    • Contributor: Abū Al-Saʻūd Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1592
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    Kitāb sharḥ Fusūl Ibuqrāṭ /
    كتاب شرح بصول إبرقراط / 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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    Qadi zadah ala al
    قاضي زادة على الملخص في الهيئة
    A commentary on al-Jighmīnī's book on astronomy, al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah.
    • Contributor: Qāḍīʹzādah, Mūsá Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 16??

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    Nubdhah laṭīfah fī ʻilm al-kitābah wa-al-aḥbār.
    نبذة لطيفة في علم الكتابة و الأحبار. | Risālah fī al-aḥbār Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Treatise on the types, manufacture, and use of pens, inks, and paper.
    • Contributor: Ṭanṭāwī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻīs
    • Date: 1852
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    Kitāb Ikhtiyār sharḥ al-Mukhtār
    كتاب اختيار شرح المختار / | Ikhtiyār sharḥ al-Mukhtār Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Commentary on Mawṣiliʾs own work titled al-Mukhtār.
    • Contributor: Mawṣilī, ʻabd Allāh Ibn Maḥmūd
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    Alfīyah fī al-ṭibb ismuhā Mughnīyat al-muʻānī ṣināʻat al-ṭibb /
    ألفية في الطب اسمها مغنية المعاني صناعة الطب / | Mughnīyat al-muʻānī ṣināʻat al-ṭibb | Alfīyah al-ṭibb | Maʻnīyat al-maʻānī 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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    Hādhā kitāb fatḥ al-tadāwī min jamīʻ al-amrāḍ wa-al-shakāwī /
    هذا كتاب فتح التداوي من جميع الأمراض و الشكاوي / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The text is a complete treatise on hygiene and diet and the art of preserving good health. It describes the nourishment of the parts of the human body as well as medical drugs. The text consists of six synoptic tables, each of which is divided into 16 parts. Fol. 1a-17b contain the introduction; fol. 18a-21a are blank. The rest of the book consists of ...
    • Contributor: Maghribī, Abū Saʻīd Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 17??
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    Bahāʼīyah fī al-ḥisāb.
    بهائية في الحساب. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Text is a well-known manual on arithmetic.
    • Contributor: ʻāmilī, Bahāʼ Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb Kanz al-daqāʻiq : ʻalá madhhab al-Imam al-Aʻẓam Abī Ḥanīfah al-Nuʻmān ibn Thābit raḍiya Allah ʻanh, bi-rasm Mawlānā al-Sulṭān al-Malik al-Ẓahirī Saʻīd Muḥammad Jaqmaq, aʻazza Allah anṣārah.
    Ancien droit islamique Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Teatise on Islamic law accoring to the Hanafi madhhab.
    • Contributor: Nasafī, ʻabd Allāh Ibn Aḥmad - Jaqmaq - Ṣafā, Jirjis - Ẓāhirī, Tamr Ibn ʻabd Allāh Al-Jamālī Al-Malik
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    Kitāb mafātīḥ al-raḥmah wa-asrār al-ḥikmah.
    كتاب مفاتيح الرحمة و أسرار الحكمة. | Mafātīḥ 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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    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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    Risālah laṭīfah fī rasm al-munḥarifāt ʻalá al-ḥīṭān /
    رسالة لطيفة في رسم المنحرفات على الحيطان / | Jadāwil fī rasm al-munḥarifāt ʻalá al-ḥīṭān bi-ṭarīq ḥasan lam asbaq ilayh Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Yellowed cream paper, with watermarks, some torn edges and termite damage; pages repaired. Black ink on title page and text principally in black, with some rubrics; marginal notes; catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-765. Schoy, K. "Sonnenuhren der spätarabischen Astronomie," Isis, vol. 6, no. 3, 1924, p. 332-360. Nastaʻliq script, 20 lines in ...
    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 15??
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    Kitāb sharḥ Nuzhat fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb /
    كتاب شرح نزهة في علم الحساب / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Manuscript is a commentary on Ibn al-Hāʼim's book Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār, which itself represents the author's abridgement of his work Murshidat al-tālib illá asnaʼ al-maṭālib.
    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Date: 1722
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    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??