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Notebook of magical formulae, 1924 C.E.; 1342 A.H.

Identifier: BV 56


Small notebook of invocations and talismans, some associated with the name ʻAbd Allāh al-Arḍī (p. 1, [13]). Pages are written on one side only.


  • Creation: 1924 C.E.; 1342 A.H.


1 volumes

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Copy completed on 26 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1342 A.H. (July 1924) by [illegible] Fardī (p. [13]).

Other Related Names

  1. Arḍī, ʻAbd Allāh, associated name ارضي، عبد الله,
  2. Usis, Felix, former owner

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Felix Usis in 1983.

Related Materials

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Physical Description

Manuscript codex. Title supplied by cataloger.

Paper support.

Bound in a plain paper wrapper.

I, 13 leaves : 170 x 105 (140 x 90) mm bound to 170 x 108 mm

Written in 13 long lines.

Written in modern ruqʻah in black ink; pointed.

Rubrications in red.

Contemporary foliation in black ink, upper center on written side.

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