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BV 72 Tables for the risings and settings of the moon and planets.

Title

Tables for the risings and settings of the moon and planets.

Call number

BV 72
(Bryn Mawr, PA, Bryn Mawr College Libraries, Special Collections)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

Bryn Mawr College Libraries

Language

Persian with some titles and labels in Arabic

Origin

Copy produced in 1277 A.H. (1861) (f. 6r)
Date
1861

Summary

Book of astronomical tables to mark the rising and setting of the moon and planets for 1277 (1860-1861) and horoscopes.

Notes

Extent

Ii, 16, ii leaves : 225 x 136 (205 x 100) mm bound to 233 x 140 mm

Foliation

Modern foliation in pencil added, upper outer recto.

Support

Paper

Binding

Paper wrapper with green carpet page design now bound into quarter covers with marbled paper sides and pink textile spine; the corners of the sides have been cut away unevenly leaving the plain board exposed.

Layout

  • Chiefly grids that are structured as follows: right-hand page: 5 long lines over 16 columns divided into sets of 2, 1, 4, 9 columns with columns divided into rows of 1 header row and three sets of 5 rows; left-hand page: 5 long lines over 18 columns divided into sets of 4, 6, 5, 1, 2 columns with columns divided into rows of 1 header row, three sets of 5 rows. All grids border ruled with heavier rules dividing the sets of columns and rows.
  • Decoration

    Second opening has illuminated headpieces and outer margins in gold, red, blue, and green with titles in green; two small illustrations of a bird and a set of scales (f. 2v-3r). Last opening also has illuminated titles (15v-16r). Other pages have border rules in red, green, blue, black with five red rules for writing along the top of each page.

    Script

  • Written in nastaʻlīq in black and red ink; pointed.
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