MS Arabic 11 (Wellcome Collection, Wellcome Trust)
Manuscripts in Arabic
1 copy of Ḥayat al-ḥayawān al-kubrá by Damīrī, Muḥammad ibn Mūsá
Major work on the life of animals.
242b 6-8 (varies)
Scribe: Unknown, however the last 3 folios were transcribed at a later date by ملا بن محمد تقي بن الملا ( Mullā b. Muḥammad Taqī b. al-Mullā )
Rubrication throughout text
- Occasional marginalia throughout text.
277 × 194 mm. Paper; leather covers Primary endbands: natural colour; Secondary endbands: natural colour; Islamic endbands.
Provenance and Acquisition
Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān
Muḥammad ʿAlī b. ʿAbbās al-Balāghī al-Najafī
ʿUbayd Allāh ʿArafah Qāsim Saʿīd Abū Bakr Sulaymān
- Zoology--Pre-Linnean works
- Natural history