Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 173 (T.8.5)
Title: Kitab Kabasi'l Anwar
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Shaikh Jamalu'l Din Yusufu'l Nadrumi [Nadwarami], Kitab Kabasi'l Anwar.
Shaikh Jamalu'l Din Yusufu'l Nadwarami's ('Kindling of Lights') on Occult Science; especially of the Letters.
Begins: [Arabic characters]
Ends: [Arabic characters]
Remarks: The author of this work was alive in 807 A.H. (1404-5 A.D.). Cf. Hajji Khalifa, No. 9, 369.
Attached to the last fly-leaf in front is a printed slip from a Sale Catalogue: An arabic manuscript on Arithmetic and divisions of time, small 8vo, | bound in red Turkey . it is wrote on the glazed Oriental paper.
One of the original boards is bound in here.
The impress of two circular seals occurs on the first page of the work, the smaller of which bears this inscription: 'ABD AL HAKK 992, the larger being illegible.
[Formerly P.3.20].
Foulis catalogue, 1771, no. 51. £1.1.0
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 5 7/8 x 4 1/8, ff. 188, written in single cols. of 15 lines, each 4 x 2, rubrics, rubricated figures, etc., marginalia.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco ('Red Turkey'), blind-tooled plain panelled back, title (gilt) on black morocco shield: MANUSCRIPT | ARABICUM
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 483-484.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Jamal al-Din Yusuf al-Nadwarami fl.1404
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