• Kitab al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Arabic. Colophon of book in hand (fol. 174b) states that transcription completed 7 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1344 or (incorrectly) 29 June 1925; correct Western date is 18 June 1926. Copied by Nedjm eddin Bey, professor at the l'Ecole Superieure d'Arabe in Damascus, on the instructions of Commandant Malinjoud, the director of l'Ecole Superieure ...

    • Contributor: Aḥmad Ibn Mājid Al SaʻDi
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hadha Bughyat al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Harīdī Aḥmad Shandawīlī. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in moderate condition; leaves loose from spine. Text of poem in red ink with gloss in black. Only a few diacritical marks. Marginal notes, catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-722. DLC Poem written in rajaz meter. Marginal notes indicate that the ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Ghāzī, Muḥammad Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from cover. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection,1945. DLC Colophon states that the manuscript was copied by Aḥmad ibn Qāsim ibn Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥanbalī and was completed on 6 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1185. Paper: yellowed cream; some of the leaves repaired; some have dark stains at the edges. Text framed by single red line. Text principally in black, with a few rubricated ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab qurrat al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream with no visible watermarks, in moderate condition but stiff and difficult to turn. Black ink on title page, black and brown ink in text. Title page in a second hand. Fol. 1b-9a contain text, some of which is underlined; the rest of the folia contain tables. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-781. ...

    • Contributor: JaʻBarī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Qādir
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Title from fol. 1a in later hand. Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, watermark of Venetian papermaker Andrea Galvani (d. 1855), in good condition, leaves loose from binding. Text of al-Yāsamīnīyah in red, with commentary in black ink. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-730. ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab matn al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC 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. DLC Naskhī script; 21 lines in written area, 16 x ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab sharh Fusul Ibuqrat / li

    Ms. Arabic. Title on container: Sharḥ fuṣūl Abiqrāṭ. DLC Paper: thick yellowed cream, no visible watermarks, in poor condition, particularly the first three or four folia and last leaf (cuttings, torn edges, repairs, etc.). Some termite damage. The leaf prior to the last one is misplaced, and the last three leaves indicate that some leaves are missing. Fol. 1a records that the manuscript was ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Abī Ṣādiq Al Nīsābūrī, Abū Al Qāsim ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn ʻAli
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hadhihi risalah li

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection,1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks, split from spine; termite damage; affected by humidity at bottom of pages, and brown stains on the last page. Text framed by double brown line. Text principally in black, with a few rubricated words. Calculations and notes in margin in brown ink; catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-712. ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from indrod. fol. 1b. Transcribed by Ḥasan al-Ṭawīl in 1289 H [1872]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: thick, cream-colored paper, with watermarks, in moderate condition. Black and violet ink in text. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-750. DLC Text is a compendium of astronomy which describes the methods of determining the positions of longitude; it ...

    • Contributor: Jighmīnī, Maḥmūd Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hadha Sharh mukhtasar al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from caption, fol. 1b. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Written in North Africa. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks; edges of first 5 leaves torn, first and last leaves repaired. Text of al-Tuffāḥah written in pink, with the commentary in black, framed in a double pink line. Diagrams and notes in the margins. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri ...

    • Contributor: Dimashqī, ʻAbd Al Laṭīf Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with torn edges, in moderate condition. Watermark on leaf 20. Black and red ink in text. Title written in later hand in pink ink. Catchwords only on leaves 1 and 7. Starting from the third leaf, each verso begins with the ...

    • Contributor: ʻAzzārī, Khalīl Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab azhar al

    Ms. Arabic. Paper: yellowed cream, watermarks, varies in thickness. Leaves split from spine. Red and black ink on title page; text is principally in black with chapter titles in red. Marginal notes in different hands. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript, SM-13. DLC Fihris al-makhṭūṭāt al-ʻArabīyah fī maktabat al-Kūngris, 15. Work on gems and precious stones in 25 chapters, with each chapter ...

    • Contributor: Tīfāshī, Aḥmad Ibn Yūsuf
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from John S. Smith to Juliana Smith Reynolds, November 25, 1862

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Smith, John S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-11-25

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  • al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Suwayfī Aḥmad Muḥammad ʻAlī Kishk on 26 Shaʻbān 1264 H [27 July 1848]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks (tre lune, initials E A N), in medium condition; stains on bottom of most leaves. Black ink on title page, text in black with some rubricated words. Some underlining in red; marginal notes on ...

    • Contributor: Damanhūrī, Aḥmad Ibn ʻAbd Al MunʻIm.
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daw al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Title from introduction (fol. 1b): Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ. Transcribed by the author, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī Ḥamīdī, in 997 H [1588] as a gift to Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Bahwashī al-Shāfiʻī. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks; leaves repaired near ...

    • Contributor: Ḥamīdī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻAli
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. [Syria?] Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in fairly good condition, but the edges of some leaves are stained. Black ink on title page; black, red, and brown ink in text. Text is framed by a double red line; diacritical marks; marginal notes. Calculations in purple pencil in modern hand on fol. 13b. Library of Congress. Mansuri ...

    • Contributor: Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Laṭīf.
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jami al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Muḥammad ʻAyyād. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks (tre lune; initials FC), in good condition. Text in black ink with rubricated titles; title page in blue ink in a later hand. Some marginal notes in various hands. Catchwords on rectos. Modern numbering incorrect (skips a leaf between 15 and 16). On leaves 4a, 10b, ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Zij.

    Ms. Arabic. Title from fol. 385a. Paper: thick, yellowed cream, watermarks, in good condition, although most of fol. 2a and 3a have sections that have been painted over with black paint or ink. Leaf 1a has notes about various abridgements of Ibn al-Shātir's book by Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Ghulām Allāh ibn Aḥmad and Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm al-Shahīr bi-ibn Zurayq al-Shāfiʼī; notes ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Shāṭir, ʻAlī Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from introduction, p. 2. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: pp. 1-64 and 77-80 are yellowed cream, with watermarks; pp. 65-76 are from off-white paper, with watermarks (initials AG), but written in the same hand as pp. 1-65 and 77-80. Pp. 81-84 written in different hand on different paper (no chain lines or watermarks, very thin, darker). Medium condition; ...

    • Contributor: Ḥasanī, Muḥammad Ibn Abī Al Khayr
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sharh al

    Ms. Arabic. Title written in a later hand on fol. 1a. Transcribed by ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Khasikī, who worked from the author's copy, (dated 893 H [1487]). He completed this manuscript in 20 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1174 H [23 July 1761] (colophon, fol. 22a). Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Abu Tig, Egypt. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks. Last leaf repaired, damage ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hadhihi Hashiyat al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Ṭāḥā Yūsuf and completed 24 Rajab, 1305 AH. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition; loose. Black ink throughout; text framed by double red line. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-738. DLC A commentary on the commentary of ...

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sharh al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks; leaves loose from binding; traces of humidity on leaves 51-56. Black ink on title page; black and red in text. Text is partially underlined in red ink on leaves 21-28. A few marginal notes. The formula Yā Kabikaj iḥfaẓ al-waraq appears on the title page in a second hand; title ...

    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wasilat al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from line 6 of poem, fol.1b. Transcribed by Aḥmad Yūnis in 1300 H [1882]. Purchase of Mahmud al Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermark of Benedetto Gentili Vittorio; leaves are loose from spine but in good condition. Black and red ink used in text. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-768. DLC Author's full name from ...

    • Contributor: Miṣrī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kashf al

    Ms. Arabic. Title page in a later hand: "Li-Abī ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn al-ʻAṭṭār [altered to read: al-Bayṭār] al-Bakrī." Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks (tri luna), in moderate condition. Black and blue ink (in later hands) on title page; black ink in text with some rubricated words. Some marginal notes; catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-ʻAṭṭār, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material