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Illustrations of costume from

'Book of Fixed Stars' (Kitāb suwar al-kawākib al-ṯābita)
by ‛Abd al-Rahman ibn ‛Umar al-Ṣūfī.

The manuscripts usually have 2 versions of each constellation - looking up from earth and looking down at a cellestial globe.
Manuscripts
Bodleian Library, Oxford, manuscript Marsh 14, 1009-10AD Shiraz?, Iran
Sotheby's - Lot 34 - now Doha Museum of Islamic Art MS.2.1998. 1125AD, Baghdad, Iraq.
Suleymanie Library, Istanbul, Manuscript Fatih 3422, 1125AD Mãrdin, Dunaysir, Turkey.
Topkapī Sarayī, Istanbul, manuscript Ahmet III 3493, 1130-31AD Mayyafariqin, SE Turkey.
Bodleian Library Oxford, Ms. Huntington 212 Mosul, Iraq.
MPIWG Library / Staatsbibliothek Berlin,Ms. or. qu. 704 [= Ahlwardt 5659], c. 1203
Vatican Library, Rome, Manuscript Ross.1033, 1224AD. Ceuta, North Africa.
MPIWG Library / Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Ms. Landberg 71 [= Ahlwardt 5658]. 1233AD, Mosul, Iraq.
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, manuscript Arabe Ar 2488, mid-13th century Ceuta?, North Africa.
Suleymanie Library, Istanbul, Ms Ayasofya 2595, 1249-50AD. Alamut?, Iran.
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, manuscript Arabe Ar 2489, 1266-7AD Syria?
British Library, London, manuscript Or.5323, 1260-80AD Maragha?, NW Iran.
National Library, Cairo, Manuscript Dãr al-Kutub miqãt 390, 1300AD. Egypt.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Ms. Rogers Fund 1913, c. 1400AD, Samarkand.
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, manuscript Arabe 5036, c. 1430-1440, Samarkand.
formerly Berlin, Collection Sarre (1). Persia, 15th century
formerly Berlin, Collection Sarre (2). Persia, 15th century
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Ms. Arabe 2490, 1516/17AD
Pertev Pasa Library, Istanbul, Manuscript 375, 16th Century.
Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen, Manuscript Copenhagen ms Arabe 83, 1602AD. Medina, Arabia.
Princeton, University Library, Manuscript Garrett 2259 Yehuda, 1607AD.
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Ms. Arabe 2492, early 17th cent.
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Ms. Arabe 6528, 1643/44AD, India(?)


Urjūza fi’l-kawākib by ibn al-Ṣūfī, son of ‛Abd al-Rahman ibn ‛Umar al-Ṣūfī, 1159-60AD.

References:
An extensive list of Manuscripts of al-Ṣūfī's Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars
An Early al-Sufi Manuscript in the Bodleian Library in Oxford. A Study in Islamic Constellation Images, by Emmy Wellesz, in Ars Orientalis 3 (1959), pp. 1-26
Painting The Stars In A Century Of Change by Moya Carey, 2001



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