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A Group of Important Works - To be sold Without Reserve Abu’l-Hasan Kushyar Ibn Labban Al-Jabali...

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Lot 223

A Group of Important Works - To be sold Without Reserve
Abu’l-Hasan Kushyar Ibn Labban Al-Jabali...

Price Realised: £390

Estimate: £500 - £800

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Lot 223


A Group of Important Works - To be sold Without Reserve

Abu’l-Hasan Kushyar Ibn Labban Al-Jabali (d. circa 1030 AD), Maj,a’ Al-Usul fi Ahkam Al-Nujum, an astronomical treatise, with diagrams and numerous star charts, folio 22x17cm

Provenance: Previously in a private collection, acquired after 1965

Abu’l-Hasan Kushyar ibn Labban al-Jabali, better known as 'Gilani', as he was originally from Gilan on the Caspian sea, was a Persian astronomer, mathematician and geographer active between 971 and 1029 AD. His treatise Majma’ al-usul fi ahkam al-nujum, translated as 'Introduction to the Principles of Predictions of Stars', is also known under other similar titles (Kitab al-madkhal si sina’at ahkam al-nujum and Kitab al-mujmal (mudkhal al-usul fi sina’at) ahkam al-nujum) (see Rosenfeld & Ihsanoglu 2003, p.119). Several copies survive today; one dated 1061 AH/1651 AD is now in the British Library (inv. no.IO ISL 1514/3, Stocks & Baker 2001, p.379); see also Brockelmann GAL 252-3).

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