Written in 21 long lines. 65 leaves : 168 x 117 (113 x 68) mm. bound to 169 x 125 mm
Rumi, Kazi-Zade, 14th cent
Illustrated commentary on the Epitome (or Quintessence) of Astronomy, written in the 12th century by Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad al-Jighmīnī. Numerous marginal annotations by the copyist include a comment that he attributes to the author (f. 59). A dedication to Ulugh Beg opens the text after the preface. A seal impression of Persian origin appears at the beginning and end of the manuscript (f. 1r, 65r).
Formerly owned by Ḥaydar ibn Shāhī Hamdānī (ownership inscription, without date, f. 65).
Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, Mar. 2001.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.