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This collection contains manuscripts from OPenn:  https://openn.library.upenn.edu/ . OPenn has complete sets of high-resolution archival images of over 10,000 unique documents from the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and dozens of contributing institutions, along with machine-readable descriptive and technical metadata.
Topics: manuscripts, medieval manuscripts, renaissance manuscripts
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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The Manuscripts of the Muslim World project collection includes digital editions of manuscripts Islamicate world broadly construed. Together these holdings represent in great breadth the flourishing intellectual and cultural heritage of Muslim lands from 1000 to 1900, covering mathematics, astrology, history, law, literature, as well as the Qur'an and Hadith. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts in Arabic and Persian, along with examples of Coptic, Samaritan, Syriac, Turkish, and...
Topics: Manuscripts, Islam, Arabic, Persian
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
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465
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144,207
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Medieval Manuscripts from Philadelphia-area institutions, digitized as part of the CLIR-funded Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis Project
Topics: medieval, medieval manuscripts
Pennsylvania Germans
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591,910
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Penn Graduate Program In Historical Preservation
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575,483
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Fairman Rogers Collection
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150
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219,700
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Philadelphia Municipal Documents
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209
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202,965
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Judaica America
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33
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Realty Trust Review/Realty Stock Review was a semi-monthly (monthly from March 1970-June 1971) periodical created to provide company and industry analysis and investment advice to investors in shares of real estate investment trusts (REITs), a new asset class unfamiliar to stock market investors in the 1970s and 1980s. Published and copyrighted by Audit Investments, Inc. (previously Audit Investment Research, Inc. and Audit Publications, Inc.) a New Jersey corporation owned by Kenneth D....
Topics: Real Estate, Investing, REIT
Columbia University Libraries
by Ibn al-Wardī, Sirāj al-Dīn Abū Ḥafṣ ʻUmar, -1457
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Geography, Arab -- Early works to 1800, Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works, Manuscripts, Turkish
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Oversize Ms. Codex 42. 1695. Two commentaries with the source-text in red and the commentary in brown. The first is on law and the Maliki madhhab and the second is on the orthography and readings of the Qurʼān. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law, Malikites, Manuscripts, Arabic--17th century, Codices (bound manuscripts), Qurʼans,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Damīrī, Bahrām ibn ʻAbd Allāh, 1333 or 1334-1402 or 1403 دميري، بهرام بن عبد الله،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 27 v.1. 1570. Commentary on the Mukhtaṣar of Shaykh Khalīl. This copy is very neatly written in 4 volumes in the same hand; fairly extensive worm damage though mostly confined to the margins; approximately 30 leaves missing from the beginning of volume 3, according to the earlier foliation. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Malikites--Early works to 1800, Islamic law, Malikites,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Marghīnānī, ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr, -1196 or 1197 مرغيناني، علي بن أبي بکر
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 143. 1500. Legal treatise written as a commentary on another of al-Marghīnānī's works, Bidāyat al-mubtadiʼ. Extensive tables of contents added to beginning of work. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Hanafites--Early works to 1800, Codices (bound manuscripts),...
386 p. 25 cm
Topics: Swiss, Germans, Mennonites
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Abū Maʻshar, -886 ابو معشر،
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 164. A collection of anonymous astrological and magical treatises. Also bound together with this manuscript is a lithographed copy of Kitāb fī al-tamām wa-al-kamāl by Abū Maʻshar. This book is in two parts, the first dealing with horoscopes of men and their signs the second with women. Each part has 12 sections. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astrology--Early works to 1800, Astronomy, Arab--Early works to 1800, Islamic magic--Early works to...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Jurjānī, Ismāʻīl ibn Ḥasan, 1042 or 1043-1136 or 1137 جرجاني، اسماعيلبن حسن،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 189. 1300. Medical encyclopedia in 9 books, with discussions of physiology, anatomy, pathology, diagnosis, fevers, specific diseases, surgery, fractures, poisons, and antidotes. Includes indexes, although some leaves are missing. Most leaves re-margined with pink paper; a few leaves have original margins and extensive marginal notes or commentary (f. 255v-261r). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Medicine, Persian--Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Persian, Manuscripts, 14th century,...
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, LC 14 10. England, Circa 1487. This manuscript contains the Statuta nova written circa 1487.
Topics: Treatise, 15th century, English
Philadelphia Municipal Documents
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At head of title: Keystone state notables : the Philadelphian and his city
Topic: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 32. Oxford?, England, Circa 1230. This manuscript is a thirteenth-century Vulgate Bible, written in England, lacking the Psalms and the prologue before Genesis. Many of the numerous brief marginal notes have been trimmed. The Bible is followed by the end of an incomplete Interpretation of Hebrew Names, starting in the letter S (fols. 249r-251r), and three pages of medieval notes (fols. 251v-252v). The published account of the first two articles (out of...
Topics: Bible, Christian, 13th century
Pennsylvania Germans
by Pennsylvania-German Society
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Some vols. issued without set numbering and/or title
Topic: Pennsylvania Dutch
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ptolemy, active 2nd century بطليموس،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 268. Spain, 1381. An extensive treatise on Aristotelian astronomy, considering the motion of the stars and planets in a spherical, geocentric universe. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astronomy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, 14th century, Manuscripts,...
Pennsylvania Germans
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In Pennsylvania-German society. Proceedings and addresses ... Oct. 29, 1909, v. XX
Topic: New Hanover, Pennsylvania. Lutheran Church
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 33. Paris, France, Circa 1250. This manuscript is a thirteenth-century Paris Bible.
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Damīrī, Bahrām ibn ʻAbd Allāh, 1333 or 1334-1402 or 1403 دميري، بهرام بن عبد الله،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 27 v.2. 1570. Commentary on the Mukhtaṣar of Shaykh Khalīl. This copy is very neatly written in 4 volumes in the same hand; fairly extensive worm damage though mostly confined to the margins; approximately 30 leaves missing from the beginning of volume 3, according to the earlier foliation. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Malikites--Early works to 1800, Islamic law, Malikites,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Jawharī, Ismāʻīl ibn Ḥammād, -1003? جوهري، اسماعيل بن حماد،
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Haverford College, Quaker and Special Collections, Rendel Harris 70. 1800. An Arabic-Persian dictionary arranged alphabetically by last root letter; a few leaves missing at the front and the back; the last section being Faṣl al-mīm inside of Bāb al-wāw wa-al-yāʼ. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Arabic language--Dictionaries--Persian, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, Persian, Manuscripts,...
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 441. Aleppo, 1562. Two works on alchemy copied together in different hands. The first, a 14th-century treatise based on the work of the 8th-century alchemist and chemist Jābir ibn Ḥayyān, copied in A.H. 970 (1562); the second, a pseudo-Platonic work on alchemy with commentary (tafsīr) attributed to Jābir ibn Ḥayyān. Some marginal notes. The first work may be missing leaves after folio 51. Penn Libraries...
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, 16th century, Manuscripts,...
OPenn
by Mellarinus, Johannes
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 424. Bologna, 1500. Extensive collection of medical texts compiled in 1500-1501 during medical studies in Bologna. Contents include copies of texts in the medical curriculum, the most substantial being al-Rāzī's Nonus Almansoris and Avicenna's Canon, and at least one, Paolo Bagellardo's Libellus de egritudinibus infancium, copied from a printed edition. Lists of prescriptions dated 1477 to 1501 also present. Marginal...
Topics: Università di Bologna Codices Anthology, Medicine--Early works to 1800 Annotations 16th century,...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Qurʼan -- Use -- Early works to 1800, Islamic magic -- Early works to 1800, Talismans -- Religious...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Special Collections, BV 56. 1924. Small notebook of invocations and talismans, some associated with the name ʻAbd Allāh al-Arḍī (p. 1, [13]). Pages are written on one side only. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Islamic magic, Talismans, Manuscripts, 20th century, Manuscripts, Arabic, Codices (bound...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 459. Mosul?, Iraq, 1193. Early copy of the long form of this popular treatise presented as a letter from Aristotle to Alexander the Great on statecraft, astronomy, astrology, magic, and medicine. The ending of the manuscript is missing; the text breaks off during a discussion of magical alphabets. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Education of princes--Early works to 1800 Codices, Kings and rulers--Duties--Early works to 1800...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Khaṭīb al-Tamartāshī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd Allāh, 1532 or 1533-1595 or 1596 خطيب التمرتاشي، محمد بن عبد الله،
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Haverford College, Quaker and Special Collections, Rendel Harris 56. 1718. Neatly written copy of a book on Ḥanafī jurisprudence and followed by a second work, an abridgment of Wiqāyah al-riwāyah fī masā'il al-hidāyah, on the same topic. A table of contents and an introduction with marginal text precede the main text, with a second, less formally formatted table of contents right before the main text (f. 34). Some collation notations are visible in the far outer margins along with...
Topics: Hanafites--Early works to 1800, Islamic law--Interpretation and construction--Early works to 1800,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 40. 1750. Collection of prayers, including several based on the Āyat al-Kursī, and several others for each day of the week. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islam--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Islamic magic--Early works...
OPenn
by Isidore, of Seville, Saint, d. 636
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 184. Catalonia, 1265. Encyclopedia with emphasis on word origins, arranged by subject. The manuscript follows the standard division into 20 books, except that Book 3, on mathematics, music, and astronomy, is divided into Books 3 and 4, giving the manuscript a total of 21 books. Additional astronomical material, probably from Bede's De temporum ratione, appears at the end of Book 21 (f. 178v-183v), with the running...
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries--Early works to 1600 Codices Encyclopedia, Encyclopedias 13th...
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 39. Italy, Possibly Siena or Venice; mid-13th century. This manuscript is a northern Italian Bible from the middle of the thirteenth century. It is decorated with sixteen historiated initials and numerous decorated and pen-flourished intials. Scrap leaves with chant notation and an index of incipits precede the Bible text, and the index of Hebrew names follows it.
Topics: Bible, 13th century, Christian
Publisher's advertisements: p. [1] at end
Topics: Pennsylvania German dialect, Pennsylvania German dialect
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ghamrī, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, -1499 or 1500 غمري، احمد بن محمد،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 1963. 1772. Work on alchemy. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Divination--Religious aspects--Early works to 1800, Islamic magic--Early works to 1800,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos ديسقوريدس
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 278. Deccan, India, 1595. Illustrated herbal with detailed descriptions of the physical appearance and the medicinal effect of many plants, as well as some trees, minerals, and substances derived from animals. The manuscript is not complete: it comprises text and illustrations from parts of Chapter 1, substantial parts of Chapters 2-4, and parts of Chapter 5. Many leaves have extensive repairs at the edges or...
Topics: Materia medica--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Persian, Botany, Medical--Early works to 1800...
OPenn
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Rare Book & Manuscript Library, LJS 203. France?, 1666. Collection of commentaries on Aristotle's works on logic by an Augustinian professor named Christophorus Labbaletrie (one on Porphyry's introduction to Aristotle's Categoriae, Labbaletrie's own commentary on the Categoriae, one on De interpretatione, and one on the Posterior analytics), and one attributed to a professor of philosophy named Larois, followed by an unattributed philosophical work and a commentary on Aristotle's Topics....
Topics: Logic--Early works to 1800 Codices, Philosophy--Early works to 1800 Commentaries, Manuscripts,...
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 51. Syria?, 1400. Collection of encrypted correspondence between the compiler and various correspondents, in approximately 150 alphabets, accompanied by transcriptions of the letters in Arabic. The compiler cites Shihāb al-Dīn al-Jindī al-ʻAlāʼī, Burhān al-Dīn al-Qudsī, and Taqī al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Jaʻfar al-Ḥusaynī as authorities for some of the alphabets. The manuscript is incomplete, lacking...
Topics: Alphabets--Specimens Codices, Alphabets (symbols), Manuscripts, Arabic--15th century, Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 1904. 1654. Copy of the Qur'ān; missing first folio, begins with Sūrat al-Baqarah (The Cow) 1 (2:1). Instructions for how much to read from the Qur'ān every day of the week written in modern script in pink ink on lined paper pasted onto f. 238v and the inside back cover. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Codices (bound manuscripts), Illuminations (painting), Qurʼans, Manuscripts, Arabic--17th century
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Bannānī, Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan, 1720 or 1721-1780 بناني، محمد بن الحسن،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 21 v.4. 1268. A commentary on Zurqānī's commentary on the Mukhtaṣar of Khalīl ibn Isḥāq al-Jundī. This copy is in 4 volumes, with the fourth volume being in a less formal hand and of smaller dimensions. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Malikites--Early works to 1800, Islamic law, Malikites,...
Columbia University Libraries
by ʻIyāḍ ibn Mūsá, 1083-1149
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Biography -- Early works to 1800, Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Prayers...
Pennsylvania Germans
by Diffenderffer, Frank Ried, 1833-1921
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In Pennsylvania-German Society. Proceedings and addresses ... 1896, v. 7, 1 p.l., p. [257]-413
Topic: Palatines in England
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ibn Faḍl Allāh al-ʻUmarī, Aḥmad ibn Yaḥyá, 1301-1349 ابن فضل الله العمري، احمد بن يحيى،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 447. Aleppo, 1710. Descriptions and illustrations of domestic and wild animals, birds, insects, marine animals, plants, stemless plants, and herbs. Sources include Dioscorides, Galen, and Ibn al-Bayṭār. The larger, encyclopedic work of which the text of this manuscript is a part, also includes cosmography, geography, history, and biography. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Botany--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Zoology--Pictorial works--Early...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Firdawsī فردوسي
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis O 54. 1600. Complete, illustrated copy of the Shāhnāmah with 4 miniatures; textblock is written on darker paper that has been reset into lighter frames; catchwords have been trimmed around, but not pasted down; some section headings are missing. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Epic poetry, Persian--Early works to 1800, Persian poetry--747-1500, Illumination of books and...
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize Ms. Codex 26 v.1. 1674. A copy in two volumes, in good condition, of Ibn ʻAbd al-Barr's compilation of companions of the Prophet Muḥammad. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Hadith--Authorities--Early works to 1800, Hadith--Authorities, Friends and associates, Early works,...
OPenn
by John XXI, Pope, -1277
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 236. Italy, 1450. Medical miscellany with almost the first half of the volume devoted to a copy of Thesaurus pauperum, a compilation of remedies for a variety of diseases frequently attributed to Petrus Hispanus, later Pope John XXI. The remainder includes a work by Arnaldus de Villanova, a partial copy of a work by Johannes de Rupescissa, a work attributed to Ramon Llull, and several other unattributed collections of...
Topics: Medicine--Early works to 1800 Codices 15th century, Medicine--Formulae, receipts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Wāqidī, Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 747 or 748-823 واقدي، محمد بن عمر،
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University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Penn Museum 29-201-710. 1778. In the introduction, the author says that this is a retelling of the conquest of Syria and Iraq (Futūḥ al-Shām wa-al-ʻIrāq). The author states that 'the people of this time of ours' (ahl zamāninā hādhā) like reading conquest literature, so he has borrowed from the futūḥ works of both Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad al-Ṭalamankī [al-Maʻāfirī] and Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar...
Topics: Fascimiles, Islamic bindings (Binding), Full covers, Envelope flaps (features), Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Urmawī, ʻAbd al-Muʼmin ibn Yūsuf, approximately 1216-1294 ارموي، عبد المؤمن بن يوسف،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 295. Iran?, 1412. Composite manuscripts with two works. The first is a Persian translation of al-Urmawī's treatise the theory of music, including division of frets, ratio of intervals, consonance and dissonance, cycles, rhythmic and melodic modes, and the 5-string oud or lute (f. 1v-38v). The second is a short, anonymous work on the science of letters (ʻilm al-ḥurūf) (f. 41r-61v). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Music--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Persian, Music theory--Arab countries--Early works to 1800...
University of Pennsylvania Libraries
by University of Pennsylvania. Library. Friends
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Title from cover
Topics: University of Pennsylvania. Library, Bibliography, CHR 1947-1981
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, approximately 1203-1283 قزويني، زكريا بن محمد،
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis O 41. 1827. Copy of ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt in Persian with diagrams and many color illustrations showing constellations, animals, plants, creatures and other wonders; the Arabic in the text is overlined in red. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Cosmography--Early works to 1800, Geography, Arab--Early works to 1800, Zoology--Pre-Linnean works,...
OPenn
by Paolo, Veneto, approximately 1370-1428
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 224. Verona?, Italy, 1425. Commentary on Aristotle's Posterior analytics, in which syllogistic reasoning is applied to scientific proof or demonstration. The first and second gatherings end with the text written in the lower margin of the last verso, as if lacking space and nevertheless finishing before the start of the next gathering (f. 13v, 23v). Occasional marginal corrections and notes. Penn Libraries Catalog:...
Topics: Logic--Early works to 1800 Codices 15th century, Commentaries Diagrams, Diagrams Commentary,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Khāzinī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān, active 1121 خازني، عبد الرحمن،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 386. 1250. Substantial sections from an illustrated treatise on the measurement of weight, with a historical introduction to theories of gravity and weighing in Greek and Arabic science; tables of densities of substances including metals, precious stones, solids, and liquids; and descriptions of different types of balances. 26 diagrams and 18 tables with a few marginal notes. A few catchwords have been added by later hands....
Topics: Balances (Weighing instruments)--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic--13th century, Scales...
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, Turkish, Sufism -- Early works to 1800, Islam -- Prayers and...
In v. 16 of Pennsylvania-German Society. Proceedings and addresses, 1905
Topics: Indentured servants, Apprentices, Redemptioners
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ḥusaynī, Ibrāhīm, active 15th century حسيني، ابراهيم،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 403. Herat, Afghanistan, 1499. Working notes of an alchemist, who signs himself as the compiler and composer of the manuscript (f. 127v). Lacking at least one leaf at the beginning, if not more (early pagination begins at 2, f. 1r), with repairs on extant first and last leaves. Includes a commentary on an unknown text and references to the concept of balance found in the work of 8th-century alchemist Jābir ibn Ḥayyān...
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Codices (bound manuscripts), Anthologies, Commentaries, Stamps...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Firdawsī فردوسي
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis O 59. 1829. Illustrated copy of the Shāhnāmah without a preface. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Epic poetry, Persian--Early works to 1800, Persian poetry--747-1500, Illumination of books and...
Title from cover
Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch
Suspended publication Apr. 1913- Aug. 1914
Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch
Columbia University Libraries
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Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials. Version 1. December 2002
Topics: Sufism -- Early works to 1800, Religious life -- Islam -- Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Arabic,...
Pennsylvania Germans
by Jacobs, Henry Eyster, 1844-1932
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Publications of the German-Pennsylvania Society
Topics: Germans, Pennsylvania Dutch
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ibn al-Bahāʼ, Abu ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad ابن البهاء، ابو عبد الله محمد
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 455. Egypt?, 1400. Two treatises on alchemy. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Codices, Treatises, Manuscripts, Arabic--14th century, Manuscripts,...
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
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Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 256. Bavaria?, Southern Germany, German Cistercian Monastery; 1318-1325. This manuscript is a complete fourteenth-century Cistercian Breviary from Germany.
Topics: Breviary, 14th century, Germany
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Library Company
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Library Company, 9. England, 13th century. This manuscript is a thirteenth-century English Bible that was presented to the Library Company of Philadelphia in 1768 by Dr. George Vaux of London. The books of the Bible are bound in an unusual order, in a later binding with signs of trimming. In the Hebrew scriptures, Psalms is followed by the minor prophets, then the major prophets, then the wisdom books. Leaves at the end of Ezekiel and the beginning of Daniel are missing (between fols. 307 and...
Topics: Bible, 13th century, English
Fairman Rogers Collection
by Gilbey, Walter, Sir, 1st Bart., 1831-1914; Fairman Rogers Collection (University of Pennsylvania) PU
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Fox, C.G. The Fairman Rogers Coll. on the horse and equitation
Topics: Horses, Horses, CHR 1906, PRO Pearson, Leonard (bookplate) (donor)
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Khāqānī, Afz̤al al-Dīn Shirvānī, approximately 1126-1198 or 1199 خاقانى، افضل الدين شروانى،
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis O 60. 1550. Copy of the complete works of Khāqānī with four illustrations and three illuminated page openings. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Persian poetry--747-1500, Persian literature--747-1500, Illumination of books and manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ibn Kabūlakh, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī ibn ʻĪsá ابن كبولخ، محمد بن علي بن عيسى
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize Ms. Codex 43. 1852. Book on Shiʻī esoteric wisdom. Relates to the Alawī Ghulāt community. Concerning doctrines and beliefs. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Nosairians, Codices, Stamps (Provenance), Manuscripts, Arabic--19th century
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Qūshjī, ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad, -1474 or 1475 قوشجي، على بن محمد
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 400. Iran?, 1494. Commentary on the Zīj Gūrgānī, also known as the Zīj-i jadīd-i Sulṭānī, which comprised tables of calendar calculations, trigonometry, planets, and stars compiled from observations made at the observatory in Samarqand, completed in 1447. The tables themselves are not included. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astronomy--Early works to 1800 Codices (bound manuscripts), Commentaries, Diagrams, Annotations...
Thesis (M.S. in Historic Preservation) -- Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 1993
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 409. 1600. Two brief alchemical works written by a father for his son. Encoded alphabets are used occasionally in the manuscript, and a key is included (f. 3r). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Islamic magic--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts,...
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
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Donald F. and Mildred Topp Othmer Library of Chemical History, Othmer MS 1. Bergamo?, Milan?, Pavia?, Como?, Northwestern Italy, Probably before 22 December 1438. This manuscript contains a recipe collection with more than 520 different recipes on topics ranging from alchemy and medicine to solutions for simple household problems such as fleas, with an extensive alphabetical index.
Topics: 15th century, Italy, Italian
Pennsylvania Germans
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Includes bibliographical references
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Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ibn Malak, ʻAbd al-Laṭīf ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz ابن ملك، عبد اللطيف بن عبد العزيز
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 147. 1500. Commentary on Manār al-anwār fī uṣūl al-fiqh; table of contents added to the beginning. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Interpretation and construction--Early works to 1800, Hanafites--Early works to 1800,...
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Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch