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Balances (Weighing instruments)--Early works to 1800, Scales (Weighing instruments)--Early works to 1800 Codices, Treatises, Diagrams, Tables (documents), Manuscripts Arabic--13th century, Manuscripts Medieval
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Porter, Dot, "Facsimile of LJS 386, Kitāb Mīzān al-ḥikmah" (2015). Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies (SIMS): EBooks. 112.
Substantial sections from an illustrated treatise titled Book of the balance of wisdom, which concerns measurement of weight, with a historical introduction to theories of gravity and weighing in Greek and Arabic science; tables of densities of substances including metals, precious stones, solids, and liquids; and descriptions of different types of balances. A few marginal notes are present. A few catchwords and some minuscule letters under undotted letters have been added by later hands. Damage to edges of many leaves.