Collection ID: 0032 | Metadata type: TEI

MS Or 25 Kitāb al-ukar. / كتاب الاكر

Title

Kitāb al-ukar. / كتاب الاكر

Authors

Other related names

Call number

MS Or 25
(New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

Columbia University

Language

Arabic

Origin

Likely copied in the mid- to late-19th century.
Date
between 1850 and 1899?
Place
India?

Summary

On spheres and their geometrical qualities.

Notes

Extent

38 foliated leaves : 218 x 125 (120 x 65) mm, bound to 210 x 130 mm

Support

Paper

Binding

Multiple quires with no evidence of sewing, held in wrapper of purple pebble-grained cloth over card. Wrapper is not the correct size for the leaves, suggesting it was re-used from another binding.

Layout

  • 17 long lines; frame-ruled.
  • Decoration

    Some rubrications. Numerous geometrical figures in red and black, some incomplete.

    Script

  • Written in nastaʻlīq in black; pointed, unvocalized.
  • Provenance

    Subjects topical

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