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    Kitāb sharḥ Nuzhat fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1722
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    Dissegni originali dell' edizione di Palladio di Giorgis Fossati. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1739
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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    al-Nuzhat al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Haʼīm. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1772
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    Kuchel Buech von allerhandt Dortlen und eingemachten Sachen / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript. Explanatory manuscript page note reads: "A German manuscript cook book treating of cakes, sweets, and ... various made dishes such as soups or entrees ... it is evidently a copy from a much older work as appears from there being so few corrections, and frequent efforts to imitate old lettering in another and earlier hand." Additional date on t.p. in another hand: "1791". ...

    • Contributor: Sultzen, Rietlen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1716
  • Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar collection, 1750-1950

    This collection is comprised in large part of printed music, widely representing 18th century Italian and 19th century Russian operatic music. Includes rare pre-revolutionary editions of Russian folk songs, annotated performance scores of Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Gounod, Cimarosa. Non-musical materials include three letters from S. Prokofiev to S. Diaghilev, rare edition of books on music, literature and theater, libretti and synopses, souvenir books and ...

    • Contributor: Diaghilev, Serge - Prokofiev, Sergey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    William Perry sea journals, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1797
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    The transit of Venus march Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Sheet music, Sound recordings, Drawings/engravings. In June of 2004, the Library of Congress joined with NASA in celebrating this rare celestial event (the silhouette of the planet Venus again crossing the face of the Sun) by providing access to the score and band parts of John Philip Sousa's "Transit of Venus March." In addition to this music, which can be printed directly from this ...

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1769
  • 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
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    Manuscript index to the Songs of innocence and of experience in the autograph of William Blake. Also a number of trial proofs of plates for the songs. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1790
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    Orderly book of the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    AMs orderly book of the British 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot while stationed in Haiti during the expedition against the French in the West Indies. Written at headquarters, Port-au-Prince, and elsewhere. There apparently is some evidence to suggest that the volume is written in the hand of the British commander-in-chief, General Sir Ralph Abercromby. Collection open for research. In English. Also available in digital ...

    • Contributor: Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 66th (Berkshire)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1796
  • [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 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
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    Frank Roberts Cole Collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scholar and bassoonist Frank Roberts Cole undertook a research project for identifying 18th century bassoon music during which he visited major libraries in Germany and Austria in the 1960s. After his death in an automobile accident in Europe his parents donated the photographic prints of the scores and parts of bassoon music to the Library of Congress Music Division. Collection contains photoreproductions of solo ...

    • Contributor: Cole, Frank Roberts
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1730
  • Otto Klemperer archive, 1792-1988

    Conductor and composer. The archive documents Otto Klemperer's life and career. It contains manuscript and printed music, correspondence, family papers, writings by and about Klemperer, interviews, legal and financial documents, clippings, programs, photographic materials, materials related to the Kroll Opera, and books annotated by Klemperer and his daughter Lotte. The archive also contains production and resource materials, including scripts, interviews, background materials, and photographs, ...

    • Contributor: Klemperer, Otto - Bregstein, Philo - Klemperer, Lotte
    • Original Format: 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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  • 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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  • 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
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    George Washington diary, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1762
  • 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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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart autograph letter to Nannerl, 1770 Mar. 3

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 22 x 16 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Mozart and his family, 82a. (Citation/Reference). In German. Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1770

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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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