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    Risālah laṭīfah fī rasm al-munḥarifāt ʻalá al-ḥīṭān / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Yellowed cream paper, with watermarks, some torn edges and termite damage; pages repaired. Black ink on title page and text principally in black, with some rubrics; marginal notes; catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-765. Schoy, K. "Sonnenuhren der spätarabischen Astronomie," Isis, vol. 6, no. 3, 1924, p. 332-360. Nastaʻliq script, 20 lines in ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 15??
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    [Unnamed Sufi treatise] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Untitled Sufi text on meditation containing both poetry and prose.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1520
  • Trevisan manuscript. Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] del Colo. [i.e. Colombo, or Colocut].

    Ms. Title from spine of early 19th-century binding. In Venetian dialect of Italian. The codex assembles in one copy made ca. 1503 a number of reports dating from 1501 to ca. 1503, notably: (ff. 1a-30a) Angelo Trevisan's Italian version, accompanied by four covering letters, of Pietro Martire d'Anghiera's reports on the first three voyages of Columbus (published later as De Orbe Novo, decas 1), ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1503

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    Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a poem on arithmetic dedicated to Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Bahwashī al-Shāfiʻī, as mentioned at the end of the manuscript.

    • Contributor: Ḥamīdī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻAl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1588
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    Kharīdat al-ʻajāyib wa-tuḥfat al-gharāyib. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Popular but unscientific account of geography and natural history; sometimes attributed to Zayn al-Din ʻUmar ibn al-Muẓaffar Ibn al-Wardī, died 1349.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Wardī, Sirāj Al Dīn Abū Ḥafṣ ʻUmar - Ibn Al Wardī, Zayn Al Dīn ʻUmar Ibn Al Muẓaffar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 15??
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    Kitāb qurrat al-ʻayn fī tasyīr al-nayyirayn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is principally based on the writings of ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm Ibn al-Shāṭir (1304-1375), as the introduction mentions. The colophon says that the text was copied from a manuscript with many errors written in a bad hand.

    • Contributor: JaʻBarī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Qādir
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1525
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    Durrat al-tāj. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Shiite prayer book; consists of prayers to be said on the visitation of Caliph ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib's tomb.

    • Contributor: Ibn Rustam Khān Ṣafī Qul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1500
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    Kitāb matn al-Lumaʻ fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, with torn edges, in bad condition: leaves repaired, dark stains on top of leaves. Text is principally in black ink with some rubricated words. A few marginal notes in various hands. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-706. Naskhī script; 21 lines in written area, 16 x 11 cm. ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 15??
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    al-Dustūr / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manual on pharmaceutics, including composition, preparation and use of medicines.

    • Contributor: Najīb Al Dīn Al Samarqandī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1514
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    Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] del Colo. [i.e. Colombo, or Colocut]. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. Title from spine of early 19th-century binding. In Venetian dialect of Italian. The codex assembles in one copy made ca. 1503 a number of reports dating from 1501 to ca. 1503, notably: (ff. 1a-30a) Angelo Trevisan's Italian version, accompanied by four covering letters, of Pietro Martire d'Anghiera's reports on the first three voyages of Columbus (published later as De Orbe Novo, decas 1), ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1503
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    Multaqá al-abḥur / Catalog Record Only

    Ms. In Arabic. Title on added t.p., Multaqá al-abhur corrected in pencil to read Multaqá al-abḥur. Title page (p. [1, second group]) illuminated; text rubricated; many marginal additions and comments by many hands, interleaved throughout with notes and additions. Incipit: al-Ḥamdu lillāh ... wa-baʻd fa-yaqūlu ... Ibrāhīm ibn Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm al-Ḥalabī ... Date of composition and author's name on p. [302]: Tamma ʻalá ...

    • Contributor: Ḥalabī, Ibrāhīm Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1517
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    Kitāb al-Uss fī al-ʻamal bi-al-sayf wa-al-turs. Wa-yalīhi Kitāb al-kifayah fī ʻilm al-rimāyah / Catalog Record Only

    Two poems, the first on swordsmanship and the second on archery.

    • Contributor: Ḥamawī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1591
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    [Ducale containing instructions to Giovanni Antonio Venier for administration of Istria]. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. In Latin through mid-leaf 95a; the rest in the Venetian dialect of Italian. Title supplied by cataloger; lost 1st leaf may have carried one. Judging from similar Venetian documents, the lost first leaf is likely to have included the name of the doge of the period as the issuing authority; in this case, Alvise Mocenigo I. In central medallion on upper cover of ...

    • Contributor: Venice (Republic : to 1797). Doge ( : Mocenigo)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1574
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    [Action for legal remedy based on the privilege of nobility]. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. In Spanish. Ornate certified copy of official transcript of proceedings in the successful action brought in Mexico City in 1598 before the royal magistrate (corregidor) by Juan Gutierrez de Peralta and Alonso de Peralta for release from prison and relief from other pressures to which they were subjected because of debt; includes record of the action by Lorenço Sanchez which had led to ...

    • Contributor: Gutierrez De Peralta, Juan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1599
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    Computus ecclesiasticus. [Ephemerides compendiosae ad sciendum in quo signo zodiaci planetae sint. De ortu & occasu syderum ex libris VI Fastorum P. Ovidij Nasonis. Extracta ex libro Georgicorum Virgilij Maronis. Ortus stellarum ... Catalog Record Only

    Ms. Sources are, except for the selections from Ovid and Virgil, not stated. Information in the Ephemerides and in Ortus stellarum fixarum may be based on Joannes Stadius or on Giovanni Antonio Magini. Compiled and handwritten probably in or shortly after 1583 at Rouen, not unlikely by one of the Celestine monks named in the inscription on the t.p. of the printed calendar with ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1583
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    Sachsenspiegel. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. on vellum written in large Gothic characters in black and red, rubricated throughout; with catchwords. Executed for an Austrian, possibly a member of the Hapsburg family, either in South Germany or Austria. The ms. contains 36 coats of arms, many with angel supporters within painted and illuminated circles in the lower margins. Two coats of arms on leaf [1a], the first azure 5 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1500