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<Composite manuscript in Ottoman Turkish> (1r–144v) <Kīmyā risālẹsi> An unidentified and anonymous treatise on chemistry and alchemy. Dated 1253/1837–8. (145r–150v): Serḥ-i Ve ż-Żuḥà: A treatise concerning Qur’ān Sūra 93, al-Ḍuḥà, and its use as a supplicatory prayer by an unknown author. Undated. (152v–161v): Sūret Ve ż-Żuḥànıñ sekiz günde oḳunacaḳ Esmā-’i şerīfleri beyān ider. Instructions for recitation of Sūrat al-Ḍuḥà (93) of the Qur’ān in order to secure a favourable answer to one’s prayers. Dated 1[?]48 (probably 1248/1832–3). (162r–164r): [Talismanic charts and prayers] Early 19th century.

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