R.13.43 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)
3 works on poetry, grammar and astronomy
A series of elegant extracts from Arabic dīwāns , with notices of their authors.
The book is divided into an introduction, twenty-six chapters arranged according to the letters of the alphabet, and a khātimah .
The last part of the book is missing.
A treatise on syntax in Arabic verse, followed by a prose version for less advanced students.
The work is divided into fifteen chapters, each consisting of a qaṣīdah , illustrative of some grammatical rule.
A commentary on the astonomical tables of Ulugh Beg, d. 1394-1449.
The tables have been copied in, and blank pages left for the explanation. These have, however, never been filled in.
Funding of Cataloguing
Trinity College Cambridge