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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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    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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    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-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 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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    al-Nuzhat al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Haʼīm.
    النزهة الحساب لابن هائم. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    According to Carl Brockelmann's Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur (Supplement II, p. 154), the text is an abridgement of the author's book al-Murshidah fī ṣināʻat al-ghubār.
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1772
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    Kitāb qurrat al-ʻayn fī tasyīr al-nayyirayn /
    كتاب قرة العين في تسيير النيرين / | Qurrat al-ʻayn bi-tasyīr al-nayyirayn Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The text is principally based on the writings of ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm Ibn al-Shāṭir (1304-1375), as the introduction mentions. The colophon says that the text was copied from a manuscript with many errors written in a bad hand.
    • Contributor: Jaʻbarī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻabd Al-Qādir
    • Date: 1525
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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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    Sharḥ al-Khulāṣah fī al-ḥisāb /
    شرح الخلاصة في الحساب / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Text is a commentary on al-Khulaṣah fī al-ḥisāb by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī. Two poems attributed to ʻAmr ibn al-ʻĀṣ on title page in a different hand. Last page includes a note in a third hand on a different topic.
    • Contributor: Jazarī, Ramaḍān Ibn Abī Hurayrah
    • Date: 1665
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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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    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. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    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: Ibn Al-ʻaṭṭār, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1737
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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
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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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    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah al-Shaykh Aḥmad Muḥammad al-Shāfiʻī al-Janājī al-Mālikī ʻalá Sharḥ al-Sibṭ al-Māridīnī ʻalá al-Yāsamīnīyah fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah ...
    هذه حاشية العالم العلامة الشيخ أحمج محمد الشافعي الجناجي المالكي على شرح السبط المارديني على الياسمينية في علم الجبر و المقابلة ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Ṭaḥa ibn Yūsuf and completed 16 Rajab, 1305 AH. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition; leaves loose. Black ink throughout the text, framed by a double red line. Few marginal notes; catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-738. With: Hādhā kitāb al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah / ...
    • Contributor: Janājī, Aḥmad Muḥammad
    • Date: 1888
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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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    Sharḥ ʻalá Tashrīḥ al-aflāk lil-ʻĀmilī.
    شرح على تشريح الأفلاك للعاملي. 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 nukhab al-dhakhāyir fī aḥwāl al-jawāhir /
    كتاب نخب الذخاير في أحوال الجواهر / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title page has 5 verses on jewels.
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Akfānī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 17??
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    [Qurʼān]
    [قرآن] 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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    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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    Kitāb al-fawāʼid fī maʻrifat ʻilm al-baḥr wa-al-qawāʻid.
    كتاب الفوائد في معرفة علم البحر و القوائد. | Kitāb al-Fawāʼid fī uṣūl ʻilm al-baḥr wa-al-qawāʼid Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ibn Majid was an expert on the navigation of the Indian Ocean and it is believed that Vasco da Gama consulted him with regard to the route to India. The text covers all aspects of the navigation of the Indian Ocean, including routes, harbors, and landfalls.
    • Contributor: Aḥmad Ibn Mājid Al-Saʻd
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    Kunnāsh al-Manṣūrī
    كناش المنصوري | Maqālāt 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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    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 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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    Hāz̲ā duʻā-yi ṣanamay-i Quraysh az Mawlānā Amīr al-Muʼminīn.
    هاذا دعاى صنمي قريش از امير المؤمنين. | Hādhaʼ duʻā-yi ṣanamay-i Quraysh az Mawlānā Amīr al-Muʼminīn. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Text of the Shīʻah prayer of ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib titled Duʻa-yi ṣanam-i Quraysh together with an interlinear Persian translation.
    • Contributor: ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Date: 1808
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    al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah
    اللمعة الماردينية 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: 1800