Persian-learner's copy of the story. In some sections, the story appears on rectos, and glosser terms in Persian and English appear on the facing verso (f. 1v-9v); in other sections, the story appears on both recto and verso, with vocabulary items annotated in English in the margin (f. 46-113).
One leaf with poetry in Arabic on one side (recto) and a headpiece and painting of a hunt scene on the other side (verso) with the title "Qaṣāʼid-i Fārsī" under the headpiece; some marginalia in Persian.
Manual of arithmetic and geometry for merchants' use including how to calculate the area of a ship. According to the compiler, the work includes excerpts from the following texts: Muntakhab al-ḥisāb, Līlāvatī, and Dastūr al-ʻamal.
Turkish calendar, with a lunar table showing the phases of the moon. Includes information on prayer times for each day of the year and astrological signs for finding the best times for curing different illnesses.
Compostite manuscript written in at least three hands and on more than one type of paper containing eight treatises on astronomy and arithmetic with an introduction; diagrams within and between the works. Some of the works are dedicated to Muḥammad Valī Mīrzā, the third son of Fatḥ ʻAlī Shāh Qajar (see for example, f. 171v, 279r).
Collection of Persian poetry with an introductory table of contents by Saʻīd Nafīsī, a former owner (p.1). Several leaves copied by Nafīsī and inserted. They include two poems by Ḥāfiẓ (p. 156); 12 pages containing poems from the margins of a copy of Khusraw Dihlavī (p.197b-197l); and two poems missing from the Dīvān of Ḥakīm Tirmiz̲ī (unnumbered page after p. 259).
Collection of texts in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish. After the first work, a large portion of the manuscript is prayers attributed to Abū al-Ḥasan ʻAlī al-Shādhilī with other, additional prayers and religious poetry. Main texts are copied in at least two hands with notes in additional hands.
Collection of works, mostly selections from larger works, in Arabic and Persian, on Arabic grammar; copied in the same hand. A table of contents was written in at the front (f. 1r). The last three works are in Persian, of those, the two shorter works (5, 6) are in the form of questions and answers.
Collection of works on astronomy and astronomical instruments in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish copied in the same hand and bound together; the Turkish work (3) is missing the first leaf; f. 84v-98v are all excerpts from (naqala min) the same book with no attribution, Miṣbāḥ al-ẓalām.
Glossary of Coptic vocabulary taken primarily from the New Testament, but also including the Psalms, defined in Arabic. Begins with a prayer, followed by pages of vocabulary words in two columns and labeled with headings. The corners of the leaves have been rounded.
Ottoman copy of Dalāʼil al-khayrāt with two full-page color illustrations and several decorative panels. Last three pages in Ottoman Turkish. The final two pages are in a different hand and discuss the practice of sacrificing a lamb on a specific day after a child is born.
This is a collection of four works bound together, with Dalāʼil al-khayrāt as the longest text. There are several different types of paper present in the volume with a few blank pages around each text.
An illuminated copy of al-Jazūlī's classic work on the Prophet Muḥammad which has been partially vocalized. The flyleaves are inscribed in what appear to be two hands. The opening leaves include a Qur'anic passage, 18:107-110 (f.1r), followed by the Beautiful Names of God (al-asmāʼ al-husnā) (following 1v-2r). The closing leaves contain a supplication (duʻāʼ) on the repeated pattern of "yā [fāʻil] ghayr [mafʻūl]" (following 268v-269r) and a quatrain (f. 270r).
Devotional book chiefly containing selections from the Qurʼān including sūrat Yā Sīn, al-Fatḥ, al-Mulk, al-Nabāʼ, and al-Takāthur through al-Nās inclusive, these are followed by several individual verses and prayers; the text concludes with al-Fātiḥah and another prayer.
Copy of a treatise on talismans and astrology said to be by Aristotle who wrote it for Alexander the Great, then said to have been translated into Arabic at the request of the Caliph al-Muʻtaṣim. 23 ink illustrations of various creatures drawn on slightly darker paper pasted onto the substrate.
Red and orange painting of three figures mounted in a wooden frame painted red with decorated corners and attached to a folding metal stand. The image depicts a man, seated on the right in an enclosed garden setting, gesturing toward a kneeling, beardless youth holding a large basin; behind the youth, a standing woman holds a vine; a rubāʻī is written in the lower section of the painting. On the back, an orange mandorla with two pendants on the vertical axis surrounded by flowers in shades of orange and red.
Collection of treatises, copied in the same hand, on mathematical sciences. Topics include calculating heights, distances, areas, solving geometrical and algebraic problems, music theory. At the back of the work are three additions: 1) pages of notes, probably by the copyist, about some of the works in the collection (f. 129r-137v), 2) an added commentary on Apollonius' Conics copied in a different hand (f. 139v-143r), 3) further notes. One folio in Persian (f. 71) is misplaced and should follow folio 78.
A collection of edifying stories and anecdotes; the author attributes the majority of the work to borrowings from al-Sūyūtī who got it from Kamāl al-Dīn al-Humām (f. 1r). Some pages are out of place and some are missing; minor water damage.
Three treatises in different hands, bound together. The first is an abridgement of Ibn al-Bannāʼ's Talkhīṣ by Ibn al-Hāʼim. The second is a short work on astrolabe terminology and use. The third appears to be an autograph of Sharḥ mukhtaṣar al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah by ʻAbd al-Laṭīf ibn Aḥmad al-Dimashqī.