صور الكواكب

Ṣuwar al-kawākib.

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[1607]
Description
44 leaves : paper, ill. ; 305 x 208 (220 x 155) mm. bound to 305 x 230 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Library of Congress genre(s)
Summary note
Description of the constellations, with drawings.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • 41 lines per page. Written in thick medium small naskh in black ink with use of red. Contains drawings. European glazed paper with watermark. Some illustrations are reproduced on a separate piece of paper (see between fol. 7 and 8) or on the opposite blank fol. (see fol. 40b-41a). Between fol. 39 and 40: Original fol. 39bis, cut on the edges, with loss of text. On fol. 1a: Inscription.
  • According to the colophon, copied on 4 Ramaḍān 1015 (fol. 40b).
  • Incipit: قال عبد الرحمن ابن عمر المكني بابي الحسن الصوفي بعد ان حمد الله ... انّي رايت كثيراً من الناس يخوضون في طلب معرفة الكواكب
  • Explicit: صورة الحوط الجنوبي
Binding note
Conserved and rebound in Preservation office 2007.
Provenance
Reading statement in the name of Ibrāhīm ibn al-Shaykh Muḥammad, Jumādá al-Ulá 1114 [1702] (fol. 43b). Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Mach, R. Yahuda, 4871.
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, I, 223 (11/1)
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, SI, 398 (11/1)
Other title(s)
  • صور السماء
  • كتاب الكواكب الثابتة
Title in Mach, R. Yahuda
  • Ṣuwar al-samāʼ
Other title in GAL
  • Kitāb al-Kawākib al-thābitah
OCLC
71839109
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