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Dhikr kalaíãm al-naíãs fiíã manbaæÈ al-Niíãl wa-makhrajihi wa-ziyaíãdatih. -- 1655.

Dhikr kalaíãm al-naíãs fiíã manbaæÈ al-Niíãl wa-makhrajihi wa-ziyaíãdatih. -- 1655.

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Date: 1655.
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Not identical with Fī manbaʻ al-Nīl (Brockelmann, S III, p. 1255) of al-Akfahsī (d. 1405), since this work mentions events which occurred much later (cf. leaf 62 recto, where mention is made of the year A.H. 897, and of Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī).
On laef 8 recto is a map of the Mountain of the Moon and of the source of the Nile.
Fair naskhī, in red and black.
Islamic binding, in brown, with flap.
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Treatise on the river Nile.
Preceded by 1 leaf of notes.
Copied in A.H. 1065 (A.D. 1655).
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83 leaves ; 21 x 15 cm.
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