Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI

LJS 409 Kitāb al-Kashf wa-al-bayān

Title

Kitāb al-Kashf wa-al-bayān

Other related names

Call number

LJS 409
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Arabic

Origin

Written in Iran in the 15th century (Fogg).
Date
14--
Place
Iran

Summary

2 brief alchemical works whose titles translate as The book of revelation and illumination and Encoded proof, written by a father for his son. The writer identifies himself only as a student of Jaʻfar al-Ṣādiq. A code is used occasionally in the manuscript, and a key is included (f. 3r).

Extent

9 leaves : 152 x 105 mm. bound to 157 x 109 mm

Collation

Paper, i (later paper) + 9 + i (later paper); 1⁹; 348-365, pagination in ink, upper outer corners.

Binding

Morocco (Fogg).

Layout

Written in 20-27 long lines.

Decoration

Drawing in red and black ink of laboratory equipment, including mortar and pestle, furnace, and glass containers (f. 9v); significant or coded words and phrases and drawing captions in red ink.

Script

Written in cursive script.

Provenance

Subjects topical

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Front cover
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Inside front cover
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Flyleaf 1 recto
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Flyleaf 1 verso
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Fol. 1r
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Fol. 1v
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Fol. 2r
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Fol. 2v
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Fol. 3r
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Fol. 3v
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Fol. 4r
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Fol. 4v
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Fol. 5r
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Fol. 5v
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Fol. 6r
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Fol. 6v
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Fol. 7r
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Fol. 7v
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Fol. 8r
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Fol. 8v
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Fol. 9r
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Fol. 9v
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Decoration: Drawing, Alchemical equipment, f. 9v

Flyleaf 1 recto
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Flyleaf 1 verso
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Inside back cover
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Back cover
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No spine
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