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LJS 465 Didactic poem on surveying and measurement of areas (taksīr).

Title

Didactic poem on surveying and measurement of areas (taksīr).

Authors

Call number

LJS 465
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206, University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

University of Pennsylvania

Language

Arabic

Origin

Item is undated, possibly copied in Spain in the 14th or 15th century.
Date
13--?-14--?
Place
Spain

Summary

Geometric treatise with sections on triangles, quadrilaterals, and circles.

Notes

Extent

7 leaves : 198 x 142 (144 x 95) mm. bound to 202 x 159 mm

Collation

Paper, i (modern paper) + 7 + i (modern paper).

Support

Paper

Binding

Later morocco over pasteboard binding with flap (Type II) that is too large for the textblock; blind tooled with a central mandorla and double frame, spine repaired; inscriptions inside front cover; text and tables visible on inside back cover.

Layout

  • Written in 21 long lines; ruled in dry point.
  • Decoration

    Small marginal geometric diagrams (f. 2v-6v); diagram annotations in red ink.

    Script

  • Written in small, neat maghribi in brown ink; pointed.
  • Provenance

    Subjects topical

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