A printed treatise on astronomy, Kitab Sharh-i... - Lot 84 - Thierry de Maigret

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A printed treatise on astronomy, Kitab Sharh-i... - Lot 84 - Thierry de Maigret
A printed treatise on astronomy, Kitab Sharh-i Bist Bab by `Abd al-`Ali ibn Muhammad al-Birjundi (10th century), Iran qâjâr, dated AH 1271 / AD 1855
. The work is printed in black ink on paper with 22 lines per page in cursive calligraphy. The frontispiece is decorated with floral decoration, giving the title in a floral medallion. Numerous marginal notes and abundant illustrations: astronomical tables of numbers and letters, diagrams and other images of constellations. Colophon dated Sha'ban 1271 H / April 1855.
Bound in brown leather with embossed decoration of a poly-lobed medallion and two floral appendages.
(Condition: wet spots, holes, stains, detached folios, first and last glued to the binding as is).
Binding size: 21,3 x 15,8 cm.
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