• 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 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
  • Bahaiyah fi al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic; some poetry in Turkish; Arabic alphbet. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, no visible watermarks. Text is incomplete (leaves missing at end). Title page and text are in black ink, with a few rubricated words. Some diacritical marks. Text on fol. 2b-14b is framed by two ...

    • Contributor: ʻĀmilī, Bahāʼ Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn
    • 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
  • Risalah latifah fi rasm al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC 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. DLC Schoy, K. "Sonnenuhren der spätarabischen Astronomie," Isis, vol. 6, no. 3, 1924, p. 332-360. Nastaʻliq script, 20 ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hadha kitab al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Ṭāḥā Yūsuf and completed on 25 Muḥarram, 1291. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition though split from spine. Black and red on title page, text of al-Yāsamīnīyah in red with commentary in black. Text framed by a double red line. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-738. DLC Text is ...

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

    Ms. Arabic; Persian verses on fol. 175b and Persian text on leaf inserted before beginning of text. Title from container. Paper: yellowed cream, watermarks, first two and last leaves repaired, dark stains on fol. 1a; traces of humidity on edges of paper. Text in black, with rubricated headings and captions. Illustrations of constellations have colored ink and gold-colored pigment. Catchwords on rectos. Some diacritical ...

    • Contributor: Ṣūfī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn ʻUmar
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1417

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  • Kitab al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks; some leaves repaired, dark stains on edges of paper. Last few leaves missing. Black and red ink on title page; black, red, green and yellow in text. Occasional diacritical marks. Notes on title page and marginal notes. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-773. Manuscript has 12 pages of ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻAli
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kitab sharh al

    Ms. Arabic. Written in Abū Tīj, Egypt Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks, first leaf repaired, brown stains on some pages, termite damage. Black and red ink on title paper, text of al-Lumʻah in red and the author's commentary in black. Some sentences on leaf 18 are underlined in red. Marginal notes throughout in different hands. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Arabic manscripts, SM-54. ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • 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
  • 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

    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
  • Wa

    Ms. Arabic. Paper: thick yellowed cream, no visible watermarks, seriously affected by termite damage and many leaves repaired. Some diacritical marks. Red and black ink on title page; text in black and red. Catchwords on rectos. Fihris al-makhṭūṭāt al-ʻArabīyah fī maktabat al-Kūngris, 64; under title: Qiṭʻah min kitāb fī ṣanʻat al-nafṭ wa-al-adʹhān wa-al-aṣmāgh. Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript, SM-98. DLC Manuscript is a large ...

    • 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
  • Kunnash al

    Ms. Arabic; Amharic marginal notes fol. 17b. Title added at head of fol. 1a in a much later hand in very pale pink pencil. Also in pink pencil on fol. 173b: Maqālat al-Manṣūrī. Paper: yellowed cream, some with tre luna watermarks. Some leaves restored; many leaves affected by dark stains and humidity. Black and red ink in text; text framed by a single red ...

    • Contributor: Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad Ibn Zakarīya
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Nubdhah latifah fi ilm al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from incipit. Transcribed by the author on 1 Rabīʻ al-Ākhir 1268 H. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in good condition, though brown stains on last two leaves. Black ink with some rubricated words; catchwords on rectos. Treatise on the types, manufacture, and use of pens, inks, and paper. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, ...

    • Contributor: Ṭanṭāwī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻĪsa
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material