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Book Number 3435 
Author Karim ibn Ibrahim, author ; Ali Muhammad …, transcriber 
Title Haghayegh Alteb [Haqayeq al-Teb ; Haqaiq al-Tib ; The Fundamentals of Medicine] 
Date c. 1264-1267 A.H. (1847-1850 A.D.). 
Place of Publication Iran (?) 
Volume Information  
Cover Original hand-painted green and speckled gilt on papered boards, with gilt-lined borders enclosing floral motifs (all hand-painted), rebacked expertly in matching green morocco, spine in five gilt-lined compartments of raised bands, gilt black morocco label on two.  
Illustration The manuscript was copied in Arabic on thin, polished, cream-coloured paper, in black and red ink, 22 lines of text per page in a written area of 166 x 94 mm (although some of the heavily-annotated pages have a far wider area: 220 x 127 mm). With wide margins, several pages are richly annotated. 
Size 8vo. 
Condition Small brownspots on foreedge not affecting text, otherwise a very good copy of this detailed Arabic manuscript on traditional and contemporary medicine in 19th century Middle East. 
Pagination Foliation. 1 ff., 371 ff., 1 ff. 
Translation Info  
Notes Text in Arabic. Karim ibn Ibrahim also penned the Mir’at al-Hikmat.  
Price (US$) 7500  
Short Description Book Manuscript General; Book Medical; Book Asia Middle East Iran; 

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