[Astronomical treatises].

Record ID: 
182138
Accession number: 
MS W.17
Title: 
[Astronomical treatises].
Created: 
[1802-1803]
Credit: 
Bequest; Julia Parker Wightman; 1994.
Description: 
66 leaves (1 column, 21 lines), bound : polished paper, ill. ; 220 x 164 mm.
Provenance: 
Walter Schatzki, New York; purchased by Julia Parker Wightman from Schatzki in 1961; JPW 4516; Julia Parker Wightman Bequest in 1994.
Notes: 

Ms. astronomical treatises, by Baha'al-Din al-'Amili and others; written and illustrated in Iran, in the 19th century, one treatise dated 1217 = 1802-1803 on fol. 61v.
Texts: 1) (fols. 2v-35) Mullā ʻAli Qūs̆gī Hai ʻ at; 2) (fol.s 35v-43) Baha ʻal-Dīn al- ʻAmili; 3) (fols. 43v-61) Risā la ʻ-I-astrolāb, by Nasīr ad-Dīn; 4) (fols. 61-66) Baha ʻal-Din al- ʻAmili.
Decoration: 3 full-page, 22 half-page watercolor drawings, drawing of a cone and concentric circles on a minaret-shaped scrap of paper inserted between fols. 35v-36 .
Binding: limp morocco, blind tooled, blind stamped pattern in frame around edges of covers, paper pastedowns.

Script: 
naskh.
Language: 
In Arabic;
Century: 
Classification: