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The book of ingenious devices (Kitāb al-ḥiyal)

Author: Aḥmad ibn Mūsá Ibn Shākir; Ḥasan ibn Mūsá Ibn Shākir; Donald Routledge Hill
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : D. Reidel Pub. Co., ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aḥmad ibn Mūsá Ibn Shākir; Ḥasan ibn Mūsá Ibn Shākir; Donald Routledge Hill
ISBN: 9027708339 9789027708335
OCLC Number: 3933165
Language Note: Translation of Kitāb al-ḥiyal.
Description: x, 267 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: I. Introduction.- 1. Life and Works of the Ban? M?sa.- 2. The Manuscripts of The Book of Ingenious Devices.- 3. Earlier Information on The Book of Ingenious Devices.- 4. Historical Context of The Book of Ingenious Devices.- 5. Motifs.- 6. Transliteration of Arabic letters.- 7. Presentation and Translation.- 8. Notes to Introduction.- II. The Book of Ingenious Devices.- List of Models.- Translation and Annotations.
Other Titles: Kitāb al-ḥiyal.
Responsibility: by the Banū (sons of) Mūsà bin Shākir ; translated and annotated by Donald R. Hill.

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