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Sharḥ al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʾah / [Mūsá ibn Muḥammad Qāḍīʹzādah]. -- [15--?].

Sharḥ al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʾah / [Mūsá ibn Muḥammad Qāḍīʹzādah]. -- [15--?].

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Creator: Qāḍīʹzādah, Mūsá ibn Muḥammad, d. ca. 1436 Jighmīnī, Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad, d. 1221? Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʾah
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No. 1 of 2 items bound together.
Purchased from V.G. Simkhovitch in January 1955.
End of leaf 50 corresponds to leaf 162 recto (numbered 166) of Ms. Landberg 361; probably only one leaf is missing.
Fairly old (16th century?) hasty nastaʻlīq, almost entirely unpointed.
With copious diagrams, some with background-pictures representing the constellations in the form of human and animal figures.
In manuscript on fly-leaf: "Comprado en el Cairo 27/12/28. T[eodoro] B[ecu]." With Becu's bookplate.
Islamic binding, in brown.
With: 1 other title.
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Commentary on al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʾah (handbook of astronomy) of Maḥmūd al-Jighmīnī.
Incomplete at end.
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Leaves 1-50 (in 1 v.) ;
18.5 x 13 cm.
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Object ID: 2041719
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