كتاب العلل والاعراض

Kitāb al-ʻIlal wa-al-aʻrāḍ ... [etc.].

Author
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
Shīrāz, [1651]
Description
411 leaves : paper, ill. ; 327 x 187 (223 x 115) mm. bound to 327 x 190 mm.

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Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
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Summary note
Elegant copy of a collection of six texts by Galen.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by cataloger, from title of first text.
  • Physical description: 27 lines per page. Written in medium small naskh (professional hand) in black ink with use of red. The text is framed within a border in gold outlined in black inscribed in a blue line. European paper. Spine label (horizontal), with inscription in Arabic script reading "ʻIlal al-amrāḍ". Stained with water and humidity; some loose leaves.
  • Decoration: Opens with a double page of magnificent illumination (fol. 1b-2a), with text written in gold clouds, margins filled with scrollwork bearing stylized floral motifs, executed in gold and colors on a natural ground, and a large headpiece (ʻunwān), in gold and colors, with floral scrolls and title of first text in white (fol. 1b).
  • Origin: Copy of Kitāb al-Nabḍ dated Dār al-Mulk Shīrāz, Jumādá al-Thānī 1061 [May-June 1651], by Manūchihr Ibn Maqṣūd (fol. 297a). The rest of the copy is apparently written by the same hand.
Binding note
Red leather over paper pasteboards for upper and lower covers, fore-edge flap and envelope flap. Both covers and envelope flap have an outer border consisting of gilt fillets and a guilloche. Gilt fillets on fore-edge flap. Red leather doublure, with outer border consisting of two gilt fillets. Flap detached.
Contents
  • 1. fol. 1b-85b: Kitāb al-ʻIlal wa-al-aʻrāḍ / Jālīnūs.
  • 2. fol. 85b-198a: Kitāb Jālīnūs fī taʻarruf al-mawāḍiʻ al-bāṭinah idhā ḥadatha bihā āfah wa-huwa al-maʻrūf bi-Kitāb al-Aʻḍāʾ al-ālimah / Jālīnūs.
  • 3. fol. 198a-297a: Kitāb Jālīnūs fī al-nabḍ / Jālīnūs.
  • 4. fol. 297b-328b: Kitāb Jālīnūs fī aṣnāf al-ḥummayāt / Jālīnūs.
  • 5. fol. 329a-378b: Kitāb Jālīnūs fī al-buḥrān / Jālīnūs.
  • 6. fol. 378b-411a: Kitāb Jālīnūs fī ayyām al-buḥrān / Jālīnūs.
Provenance
Two ownership statements on fol. 1a, with impression of a stamp, one dated 1183 H., the other Dār al-Ṣalṭanah Iṣfahān, 1227 (in the name of ---? Muḥyī al-Dīn [al-M]ūsawī). Impression of a stamp dated 1136 H. on fol. 411a.
References
Mach, R. and E. Ormsby. Handlist (New Series), 76, 92, 505, 509, 520
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • Summaria Alexandrinorum. Arabic.
  • Jawāmiʻ al-Iskandarānīyīn.
OCLC
192023828
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