• 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
  • Main Title: [Quran]. Uniform Title: Koran. 1800z

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. In Arabic. Title supplied by cataloger. Gift of Charles C. McVicker. DLC Paper: smooth yellowed cream with no visible watermarks; the first two pages and colophon are elaborately illuminated in green, blue and red on gold background; borders are gold, blue and red; titles of individual sūrahs in gold; verses separed ...

    • 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
  • Letter, September 15, 1864

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-09-15

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  • 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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  • Kitab Ma la yasau al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from colophon. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Colophon states that the ms. was completed on the seventh day of the eighth month 1093 by ʻAbd al-Nabī Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Nabī. Paper: yellowed cream; some leaves at the beginning of the work have been repaired; some pages show serious termite damage; red borders on fol. 1b and 2a only, remainder ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Kutubī, Yūsuf Ibn IsmaʻĪl
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Conversation with 24 year old black male, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Sampson, Melvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1968-05-22

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  • Letter from W.B. Sprague to Juliana Smith Reynolds, September 12, 1864

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Sprague, W.B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-09-12

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  • al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from margin of fol. 55b. Paper: yellowed cream; originally split from spine; damage from termites and humidity throughout manuscript; many pages now repaired. Text in black ink, with names of medicines in red; marginal notes on first four leaves. No title page. Library of Congress. Arabic manuscripts, SM-4. DLC Fihris al-makhṭūṭāt al-ʻArabīyah fī maktabat al-Kungris, 9. Manual on pharmaceutics, including composition, ...

    • Contributor: Najīb Al Dīn Al Samarqandī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAli
    • 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
  • Conversation with 31 year old black female, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Wingfield, Frances
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1969-01-00

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  • 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
  • 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
  • Risalah fi al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, untrimmed, in moderate condition; brown stains on bottom of many leaves. Black ink on title page; black and red ink in text. Catchwords on rectos. Marginal notes. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-783. DLC Naskhī script; 19 lines ...

    • Contributor: Budayrī, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1831

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  • 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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  • 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
  • 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
  • Hadha kitab Ajaib al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Title from fol. 1b. Written by ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad on 3 Jumādá al-thānī, 1212 (November 23, 1797), probably in North Africa. [North Africa?] Paper: yellowed cream, with tre lune watermarks, in moderate condition, with brown stains and damage from humidity on some leaves. No title page; text framed by double ...

    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hadha kitab fath al

    Ms. Arabic. [Malatya, Turkey?] Paper: cream, with watermarks (Andrea Galvani Pordenone); varies in thickness, in medium condition. First 10 leaves are loose. Black, red, and violet ink on title page, text is principally in black with some rubricated words. Text framed by double violet line (fol.1a - 17b) and by double red line (fol.21b-142a). Catchwords on first 17 leaves. Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript, ...

    • Contributor: Maghribī, Abū SaʻĪd Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Maḥrūs al-Ḥidyah on 12 Muḥarram [?] 1142 H [7 August 1729]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC al-Jaʻfarīyah, Egypt. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks (tre lune), in bad condition due to damage from humidity; edges of some leaves repaired. Black and red ink on title page, text is principally in black ink, with titles in red and green. Text ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻAli
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1729

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  • 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
  • Alfiyah fi al

    Ms. Arabic. Title page written in later hand in violet pencil and in different script. Transcribed by Yāqūt ibn Aḥmad al-Mālikī on 17 Shaʻbān 1291 H [28 September 1874]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, untrimmed, with watermarks, in good condition. Few diacritical marks. Text in black with violet decorations. Formula on fol. 2a to protect book from bookworms (Yā ...

    • Contributor: Shīwī, Ibrāhīm Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab nukhab al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in bad condition, with termite damage all over the manuscript. Last leaf repaired. Black ink throughout; some diacritical marks; catchwords on rectos. Violet pencil (in modern hand) on title page. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-578. Title page has 5 verses on jewels. Nastaʻliq script; 21 lines in written area, ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Akfānī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Conversation with 18 year old black male, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Thompson, Alfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1968-04-18

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  • 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