Panjāh bāb-i sulṭānī : manuscript, undated
Panjāh bāb-i sulṭānī dar uṣṭurlāb
Āmulī, Rukn ibn Sharaf al-Dīn, active 1456, creator
Qāʼinī, Quṭb al-Dīn ibn Sulṭān Muḥammad, former owner.
Qulī, Karīm, former owner.
Ellis, Alexander George, 1858-1942
Wheatland, David P., former owner.HOLLIS ID
1 v. (79 leaves) ; 23 cm.Form/Genre
Astrolabes -- Early works to 1800 ; Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 ; Astronomical instruments -- Early works to 1800
According to the colophon (f. 76r), written on 5 Shawwāl 860 AH [September 5, 1456 AD]. There is a note in a later hand that says, "Hādhā al-kitāb bi-khaṭṭ al-muʼallif" (f. 75r).
The author dedicated the book to the Timurid ruler of Herat Abū al-Qāsim Bābur Bahādur Khān (d. 861 AH [1456 or 57 AD]) (f. 3v).
Written in one column, 15 lines per page, in black and red.
Bound in black leather ; leaves are now loose and separated from the binding.
Seals of Quṭb al-Dīn ibn Sulṭān Muḥammad and Karīm Qulī (dated 1195 AH [1780 or 81 AD]) (f. 1r). A few other seals cannot be read. Ownership statements by Karīm Qulī (dated 1198 AH [1783 or 84 AD], A.G. Ellis (f. 1r) and Quṭb al-Dīn ibn Sulṭān Muḥammad ibn Shāh Muḥammad Qāyinī (?) (f. 75r). Another ownership statement is dated 27 Ṣafar 1150 AH [Dec. 20, 1737 AD].
MS Persian 33. Houghton Library, Harvard University.