One MS volume, containing (?incomplete) copy of 'Kitab al-Mujarrabat' aka 'Fath-al-malik al-majid' by Al-Dayrabi (d1738/9), scribe and date of copying unknown [?20th c.]. This is a treatise on magic (printed many times, most recently in Cairo in the 1970s). Some marginal annotations are included.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Ahmad ibn Umar al-Dayrabi (1651-1738) was an Egyptian legal scholar of the Shafi'i school, who taught at al-Alzhar.
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Listed by Charlotte Berry, Archivist, 21 April 2004 and encoded into EAD 1 June 2004.
Other Finding Aids
Currently unlisted in detail (see brief listing in World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts, p.465, vol. 3).
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Transferred to Special Collections from the Arabic Subject Librarian in 2003.