Sharḥ Kanz al-mughrimīn / lil-Shaykh al-ʻĀrif billāh Ibn Sabʻīn : manuscript, 1593
Ibn Sabʻīn, ʻAbd al-Ḥaqq ibn Ibrāhīm, 1216 or 1217-1270, creator
Khaṭīb, Zayn al-ʻĀbidīn ibn Muḥammad, scribe.
Anṣārī, Muḥammad Amīn al-Sabtī al-Alūsī, former owner.HOLLIS ID
67 leaves, bound ; 21 cm.Form/Genre
Symbolism of numbers -- Early works to 1800 ; Islamic occultism -- Early works to 1800 ; Divination -- Islamic countries -- Early works to 1800 ; Occultism -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Early works to 1800
Title from f. 15r.
Ownership statement on fol. 1 signed Muḥammad Amīn al-Sabtī al-Alūsī al-Anṣārī (?).
According to the colophon (f. 81r), copy completed on 4 Rabīʻ al-Thānī 1001 AH [January 7, 1593 AD] in the hand of Zayn al-ʻĀbidīn ibn Muḥammad al-Khaṭīb al-Adhkāwī (?).
Cream laid paper with watermarks. 21 x 15.1 cm. (14.5-16 x 10-10.5 cm.).
Written in several hand, in one column, from 13 to 20 lines per page, in black rubricated in red.
The book is preceded by some writings on divination (ff. 1r-14r).
MS Arab 204. Houghton Library, Harvard University.