[EARLY ARABIC "HAVAS" BOOK / MAGIC & SECRET SCIENCES / DEMONOLOGY] Kitab mujarrabât al-allâmah al-Shaykh Ahmad al-Dayrabî al-kabîr, al-musamma bi-Fath al-Malik al-majîd al-mu'allaf li-naf' al-'abîd, wa-huwa...
[EARLY ARABIC "HAVAS" BOOK / MAGIC & SECRET SCIENCES / DEMONOLOGY] Kitab mujarrabât al-allâmah al-Shaykh Ahmad al-Dayrabî al-kabîr, al-musamma bi-Fath al-Malik al-majîd al-mu'allaf li-naf' al-'abîd, wa-huwa yashtamilu 'ala fawâ'id jalîlah wa-khawâs wa-asrâr lil-âyât al-Qur'ânîyah wa-ghayr dhâlika, wa-bi-hâmishihi kitâb Mujarrabât al-'Allâmah al-Shaykh [Muhammad ibn Yûsuf] al-Sanûsî rahmetullah tealâ.
AHMAD IBN 'UMAR AL-DAYRABÎ, (1651-1738).; ABÛ ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD IBN YUSUF IBN 'UMAR IBN SHUAYB AL-SANÛSÎ, (1435-1490).
N.p., N.d. [ca. 1870-90], N.p. (Probably Egypt - Cairo).
Full leather bdg. Lithography. Roy. 8vo. (24 x 17 cm). In Arabic. Full of printed marginal texts within a black frame. Written in black naskh script. Occasionally soiling on papers. Some edge flaws to the final leaf, not touching the text. 112 p., illustrations of secret sciences such as wafkh, ramil, etc. Early Arabic edition of Dayrabî's famous work on 'havas'. The book of "havas", on magic, the use of talismans, and prayers in the Qur'an. "Havas" is a science that is claimed to inform the unseen by making use of the hidden properties of objects and letters, words, and prayers or to have an effect on beings. Al-Dayrâbî was Egyptian fiqh [i.e. legal] scholar of the Shafi'i school, who taught at al-Alzhar, who lived in the 17th and 18th centuries in Cairo, Egypt. Al-Sanûsî was a North African theologian, mystic and renowned exponent of the Ash'ari theology. Only one copy located at OCLC 427986558 (McGill University Library of Canada). Extremely rare.