Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 430 (V.4.14)
Title: Ma la yasa'u'l Tabib Juhluhu
Date of Creation: Between 1648 and 1649
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Ibnu'l Kabir (i.e. Yusufu'bn Isma'ila'l Juwaini, Ibnu'l Kutbi), Ma la yasa'u'l Tabib Juhluhu.
Ibnu'l Kabir's Ma la yasa'u'l Tabib Juhluhu ('What no Physician can afford to be ignorant of')
Remarks: Ibnu'l Kabir completed this work on Monday, 15th Jumada II., 711 A.H. = 29th Oct., 1311 A.D.
The fly-leaves contain, in Arabic, the creed-formula, charms, and a couplet directed against haste.
On the verso of the first fly-leaf Dr. Wm. Hunter has written (in red): Ibn Baitar, and on the recto: Vid: Bibliothecę Arabica-His- | panę Vol. I. pg. 275 &c.
On the verso of the first folio is this autograph: Liber I. Letherland M.D. Londin. | 1752.
Dr. Letherland has inserted at intervals loose slips of paper inscribed with the successive letters of the Arabic alphabet, preceded by the word: Litera.
For another copy, see Brit. Mus. Cat. pp. 632-3.
[Formerly R.4.7; R.4.43]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 10 7/8 x 7¼, ff. 339, writtn in different hands, in single cols. of 25 lines, each 7½ x 4 7/8, rubrics, marginalia, leaves loose at the beginning. (?1059 A.H., 1649 A.D.)
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, gilt tooled, borders and central floral devices on sides and flap, back repaired, front board decayed
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 507-508.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Ibn al-Kabir fl.1311
Yusuf ibn Isma'il Juwaini, ibn al-Kutbi.
provenance: Joseph Letherland 1699-1764
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