البيان و التذكار في صنعة عمل الغبار.

al-Bayān wa al-tidhkār fī ṣanʻat ʻamal al-ghubār.

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
  • بغداد، 590 هجري (1194).
  • Baghdād, A.H. 590 (1194)
Description
1 online resource (86 leaves) : paper

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Scribe
Summary note
The first part of a treatise on arithmetic and algebra, with some marginal notes.
Notes
  • Binding: Early calf over paper boards, blind-stamped with central four-lobed medallion and rolled double frame with text in the outer frame.
  • Collation: Paper, i + 86 + i; 1⁸ 2¹² 3⁸ 4¹² 5⁸ 6¹² 7⁸ 8¹² 9⁶. Catchwords on each leaf, lower left verso.
  • Layout: Written in 15 long lines.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Origin: Copied by Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd Allāh ibn al-Mujill al-Baghdādī at al-Madrasah al-Niẓāmīyah in Baghdad, completed A.H. Safar 590 (Jan.-Feb. 1194, f. 86r).
  • Script: Written in naskh in black ink; partially pointed.
  • Title from title page and introduction (f. 1r, 1v).
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Language note
Arabic.
Provenance
  • Formerly owned by Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ṭūsī (owner's statement, f.1r).
  • من كتب محمد بن محمد بن الحسن الطوسي غفر الله له ولوالديه (f. 1r).
  • Formerly owned by ʻAlī ibn Thaʻlab (Taghlib) al-Sāʻātī al-Baghdādī, (owner's statement, f. 1r).
  • يملك هذا الكتاب من فضل ربه الوهاب علي بن ثعلب (تغلب) الساعاتي البغدادي، (f. 1r).
  • Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
  • Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
  • Sold at auction at Christie's, 20 Apr. 1999, lot 320, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.
References
Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), pages 38 (LJS 293).
Cite as
UPenn LJS 293.
Other title(s)
  • جزء الاول من البيان.
  • Bayān wa al-tadhkār fī ṣanʻat ʻamal al-ghubār
Title from colophon
  • Juzʼ al-awwal min al-bayān.
  • جزء الاول من البيان.
OCLC
779966851
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