Lot 163: TWO MEDICAL WORKS IN ONE VOLUME: MAHMUD IBN ‘UMAR JAGHMINI (D.1344), KITAB QANUNCHAH FI AL-TIBB ('THE LITTLE CANON ON MEDICINE'); ABU AL-FADL DAWUD IBN ABI AL-BAYAN AL-ISRA’ILI (D. CIRCA 1240 AD), DUSTUR AL-ADWIYAH AL-MUSTA’MALAH FI
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Arabic manuscript on paper, 79 leaves plus 2 flyleaves, approximately 18 lines to the page, written in fairly loose naskh script in black ink, keywords in second work picked out in larger text, various marginal glosses throughout, composite brown morocco binding decorated with interlocking geometric and stellar motifs
In generally good overall condition, binding worn and repaired, opening pages with various losses to leaf edges with associated repair, some water stains, pages generally clean, as viewed.
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Dimensions: 23.2 by 13.5cm.