RAS Ellis Persian 11 (1) (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of A translation of the Dhakhirat al-Iskandar
Bound and uniform with Ellis 11 (2) and 11 (3). By the same scribe. F1a. Signature of A.G. Ellis. A work in ten sections (fann) on various aspects of magic, supposedly translated (into Arabic) from a Greek original. This version lacks the usual story of the discovery of the bookduring al-Mu'tasim's siege of Amorium in A.D. 838.. Headings in red. Contains several illustrations of inscriptions for talismans and a few blank spaces intended for others.
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Red leather Indian binding with silver-tooled decoration.