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  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Ghāzī, Muḥammad Ibn Aḥmad
    • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Ivory hornbook] [realia]

    Title from spine of case. An eighteenth-century English hornbook with the alphabet in upper (recto) and lowercases (verso) inscribed on ivory. Repairs made to broken handle. Housed in a lined case (16 ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Copyright registration application from claimant L. Frank Baum for The wonderful wizard of Oz and The Navy alphabet].

    Holograph letter, signed by L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) dated July 28, 1900 to the Librarian of Congress requesting Copyright registration for two titles: The wonderful wizard of Oz (claiming rights for Baum ...

    • 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 ...

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

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri, 1945. DLC The colophon (fol. 42b) says that this manuscript was copied from a manuscript written in 1194 H [1780], which itself was copied from a ...

    • Contributor: Jabartī, Ḥasan Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sharh al

    Ms. In Arabic; Persian poem on title page. Title from introduction, fol. 1b. Transcribed by author, Jumadá al-awwal 1076 H [November 1665]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: mostly white, ...

    • Contributor: Jazarī, Ramaḍān Ibn Abī Hurayrah
    • 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 ...

    • 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?] ...

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

    Ms. Catalog of the library of Thomas Jefferson, copied at his request by Nicholas Trist. The U.S. Congress having acquired the library in 1814, Trist apparently worked from a copy of the ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Letter to Julian Fontana]

    manuscript | [3] p. ; 18 cm. | In unknown hand, in ink. Abridged version of Chopin's Jan. 22, 1839 letter to Fontana. Includes photocopy of letter from Alexander Janta, in English, ...

    • Contributor: Chopin, Frédéric
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1800
  • Historia de Mexico [with] the Tovar calendar, ca. 1830

    In cloth case with leather label. Manuscript transcription of the history made by Elizabeth, Lady Phillipps, (ca. 1862) at Middle Hall from the original in the collection of her husband, Sir Thomas ...

    • Contributor: Tovar, Juan De
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Illinois political campaign of 1858. Scrapbook assembled by Abraham Lincoln.

    Scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled and mounted by Mr. Lincoln as a manuscript for publication. Contains the texts of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, speeches, and correspondence of Lincoln and Douglas published in newspaper ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frédéric Chopin autograph letter to Julian Fontana, 1839 Oct. 4

    An autograph letter of Frédéric Chopin, written to Julian Fontana. English translation to be found in Voynich's translation of Opieński's collection of Chopin's letters, p. 211. manuscript | 1 item. | The ...

    • Contributor: Chopin, Frédéric
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1839
  • The Rosaleen Moldenhauer memorial : music history from primary sources : a guide to the Moldenhauer Archives /

    Essays relating to manuscripts in the Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, founded by Hans Moldenhauer. Includes inventory. Includes bibliographical references. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Moldenhauer, Hans
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sharh ala Tashrih al

    Ms. Arabic. Binder's title. Title on frontispiece lined out: Sharḥ Qānūn al-adrāk. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, no visible watermarks, in medium condition; termite damage. Black ink ...

    • 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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Ḥamīdī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻAli
    • 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, ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material