Anatomical manual in Urdu

[Medical manuscript - Urdu]. Majmuah Tibb [Compendium of Medicine].

[Delhi or Bombay], [1890 CE =] 1307 H.

4to (164 x 253 mm). Urdu manuscript on smoothed oriental paper, with several terms written in Devanagari. (1), 333 pp., 1 blank f., 60 pp., ca. 21 lines, per extensum. Black ink with red emphases. With several hand-coloured anatomical pen-and-ink drawings in the text. Modern red blindstamped full calf, bound to style.


A prettily illustrated late 19th century anatomical manual written in Urdu. The careful illustrations show the human skeleton and its individual parts, the muscular apparatus, the organs, the eye, a fetus in the womb, etc.

Paper browned and brittle with a few edge tears, but on the whole very well preserved.

Cat. no.: 32 Catalogue: Sharjah International Book Fair