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LJS 467 Khawāṣ al-manāzil wa-al-shuhūr wa-al-anwāʻā
TitleKhawāṣ al-manāzil wa-al-shuhūr wa-al-anwāʻā
Call numberLJS 467
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5185355
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Africa or Spain
Work on the use of astronomical observations to predict weather changes in order to determine the best times to sow and harvest in northern Africa. The text is divided into 12 chapters describing weather variations for each of the 12 European months, using their European names.
WatermarkSmall bunch of grapes (European, 14th century).
Extent23 leaves : 200 x 122 (170 x 86) mm. bound to 200 x 130 mm
FoliationPaper, i + 23 + i; [231-276], modern pagination in ink (the same ink used for modern inscriptions and calculations inside the lower cover), upper outer corners or upper center.
BindingLater morocco, blind-tooled, spine repaired.
LayoutWritten in 24-28 long lines; inner margins marked by folding or drypoint.
ScriptWritten in an andalusi script, probably by a single hand, with additions in a second hand at the beginning of the manuscript (p. 1).
- Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, June 2004.
- Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
- Astronomy--Early works to 1800
- Weather forecasting--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Arabic--14th century
- Manuscripts, Medieval
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
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