Izz-al-Din ‘Ali al-Jildaki (d.1342-43), Ghayat al-surur fi sharh diwan al-shudhur (a commentary on al-Andalusi's Diwan shudhur al-dhahab, a treatise in verse on alchemy and kindred matters), Vol.II, North Africa, 18th/19th century
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Another eighteenth-century copy of this work in two volumes, undated, is in the Chester Beatty Library, see A. Arberry, A Handlist of the Arabic Manuscripts, Dublin, 1963, p.2, no.4504 (i, ii). See also Brockelmann: GAL, I, 496, S I, 908. For more information on the Diwan shudhur al-dhahab by Burhan al-Din Abu’l Hasan ‘Ali Ibn Musa Ibn al-Qasim Ibn ‘Ali al-Ansari al-Andalusi see A. Mingana, Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester, 1934, pp.524-527.