Islamic Arabic 242 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)
The fly leaves at the beginning and at the end are crammed with notes of a medical character by different owners. In the fly leaf at the beginning is a magical formula, consisting mostly of numbers, to be recited by childess people.
Written in Naskhī of probably the 17th century. Copied from the autograph
- Marginalia Some comments
Provenance and Acquisition
The title page contains many inscriptions by owners: Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Baqī,with the date 1065; Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdallāh Tāj al-Dīn, with the date 1095; Muḥammad ibn Yaʿqūb Nājī, with his seal dated 1133; ʿAbd al-Ghanī ibn Muḥammad ibn Majd Shāhī, 1251; and Muḥammad Nasīb Ḥamzāwī, 1255. Some other inscriptions and seals are more or less illegible.
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