• Kitab sharh Nuzhat fi ilm al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks, in moderate condition. Leaves are loose from binding; last two leaves have been repaired; a little termite damage. Red and black ink on title page; text of Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār is in red and the commentary is in black; notes and calculations in a second hand in the margins. Catchwords on ...

    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Washington diary, 1762. Autograph manuscript written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack.

    One of forty-one original George Washington diaries, and one of five diaries not in the George Washington Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. U.S. president. AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon. Collection open for research. In English. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC Also available in digital ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1762

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  • 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
  • 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
  • [Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

    1. Edmund Pitts, Esq. ad viv. del J. Earle. Guliels. Blake sculp. [ca. 1790?] Cf. A.G.B. Russell's Engravings of W. Blake. London, 1912, p. 156, no. 76.--2. Rev. John Caspar Lavater. Blake sculpt. London, Pubd. by J. Johnson, May 1, 1800, from a drawing in his possession, taken in 1787. Russell, p. 169, no. 92.--3. Lavater. J. Chapman sculp. London, C. Jones, Jan. 30, ...

    • Contributor: Blake, William
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1790
  • 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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  • Archival Manuscript Material

    Manuscript t.p., followed by two leaves of ms. index, inserted. The proofs of nine plates on eight leaves, are inlaid. Rosenwald 1800 Keynes, G.L. Bibliography of W. Blake (New York, 1921) no. 38 (manuscript index referred to on p. 116 and 126) Keynes & Wolf, William Blake's illuminated books see footnote on p. 63 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Blake, William
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1790

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  • William Perry sea journals, 1797

    Journals of two voyages, the first with caption: Journal of a voyage in the ship Jamaica, William Sherry, from Montego Bay bound to London (18 July-15 Oct. 1797). The second with caption: Journal of a voyage from Jamaica to England in the Minerva, Rob Hardy, Mast. of Bristol. First journal includes 7 sketches of coastlines, three colored tables of signals, three lists of signals, ...

    • Contributor: Perry, William
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1797

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  • 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
  • Dissegni originali dell' edizione di Palladio di Giorgis Fossati.

    Manuscript title on flyleaf. Drawings in pen and ink and wash intended for engraving by Fossati and for inclusion in vol. 10 o f Muttoni's edition of Andrea Palladio's Architettura (Venice, 1740-48); vol. 10 was never published. Leaves 1-14 and 16-24 are signed by Muttoni as designer; the rest are unsigned. Leaves 1-24 bear endorsements dated Jan. 14, 1739 [i.e., 1740]. In solander case ...

    • Contributor: Muttoni, Francesco
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1739

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  • Theatre de Voltaire; dessins par Gravelot

    Title lettered on case. 45 mounted pencil and pen sketches for the illustrations to the Collection complète des oevres de Voltaire, Genève, Cramer, 1768-96. Rosenwald 1604 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Provenance: Marquis de Fourquevaulx, Emmanuel Bocher, Louis Orly-Roederer. 1 case : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm.

    • Contributor: Gravelot, Hubert François
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1760

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  • 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