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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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151,889
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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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594,589
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Penn Graduate Program In Historical Preservation
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576,298
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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
Fairman Rogers Collection
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Philadelphia Municipal Documents
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203,506
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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),...
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 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 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,...
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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
Judaica America
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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
386 p. 25 cm
Topics: Swiss, Germans, Mennonites
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,...
Philadelphia Municipal Documents
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At head of title: Keystone state notables : the Philadelphian and his city
Topic: Philadelphia (Pa.)
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,...
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
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 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,...
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
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 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.
Publisher's advertisements: p. [1] at end
Topics: Pennsylvania German dialect, Pennsylvania German dialect
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,...
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 48. Amberg, Bavaria, Germany, Made in Amberg, Bavaria, December 15, 1420; december 15, 1420. This manuscript contains a fifteenth-century copy of Henri Bohic's Liber primus distinctionum super Decretales, a commentary on canon law. Bohic (1310-1350) was a professor of canon law at the University of Paris.
Topics: Commentary, Christian
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Bryn Mawr College Library
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Bryn Mawr College Library, MS 12. Rome, Italy, 1462. This manuscript contains John Chrysostom's Homeliae in johannis evangelium, translated by Francesco Griffolini of Arezzo. The scribe is identified in the colophon as Lambert Leynen, who copied the manuscript in Rome in 1462. The manuscript belonged to the library of the Carthusian Charterhouse of Saint Barbara in Cologne and previous owners include Leander van Ess, Sir Thomas Phillipps, and John Meade Falkner.
Topics: 15th century, Italy, Humanistic
Pennsylvania Germans
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In Pennsylvania-German society. Proceedings and addresses ... Oct. 29, 1909, v. XX
Topic: New Hanover, Pennsylvania. Lutheran Church
170 p. ; 16 cm
Topic: Pennsylvania German dialect
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 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,...
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
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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...
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,...
Suspended publication Apr. 1913- Aug. 1914
Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 50. Ghent?, Belgium, Use of Ghent; late 15th century. A Breviary of the Use of Ghent containing a calendar, tables, ferial psalter, and concluding prayers added in a different, but early, hand. Amendations to the calendar indicate a change of use early in the manuscript's history. The major textual divisions are marked by illuminated letters two-to-five lines high and three- or four-sided panels of acanthus leaf sprays.
Topics: Book of Hours, 15th century, Belgium
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 34. Paris, France, Circa 1250. This manuscript is a thirteenth-century Bible written in Paris, France.
Topics: Bible, Christian, 13th century
Pennsylvania Germans
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Pennsylvania Dutch
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 166. France, Circa 1300. This volume, written in France circa 1300, mostly consists of the Summa de vitiis of Guilelmus Peraldus, followed by a shorter treatise on the virtues, with pages of notes bound in at the beginning and end. The text is written in Gothic textualis with several changes of hand and occasional manicules in the side margins and stemmata or lists in the lower margin. Its decoration largely consists of red initials, paragraph marks, and...
Topics: 14th century, France, French
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...
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
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,...
Title from cover
Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch
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,...
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
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
by Bayḍāwī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻUmar, -1286 بيضاوي، عبد الله بن عمر،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 45 v.1. 1550. Commentary on the Qurʼān in two volumes, copied in the same hand. Marginal additions in the same and later hands. A table of contents was added to the front flyleaves in nastʻaliq by a later hand. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Early works, Criticism, interpretation, etc, Manuscripts, Arabic--16th century, Manuscripts,...
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
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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...
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...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by La Poype de Vertrieu, Jean Claude de, 1655-1732
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Haverford College, Quaker and Special Collections, Rendel Harris 63. 1836. Book 4 of 5 from a Latin theological compendium that was extremely popular among Catholics in Arabic Garshuni (Arabic in Syriac script) translation. This copy includes Part 10, on the sacraments generally and Part 11, on the sacraments individually. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Sacraments--Catholic Church, Manuscripts (documents), Codices (bound manuscripts), Tables...
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 31. Oxford?, England, Circa 1230. This manuscript is a Vulgate Bible written in England in the second quarter of the thirteenth century. It has typical layout in two columns and decorations of red and blue initials, running titles, and chapter numbers. The Bible is followed by a concordance written in three columns.
Topics: Bible, Christian, England
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Quaker & Special Collections
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Haverford College, Quaker & Special Collections, 1250 J2.16.10. Northern France, Circa 1200. This manuscript is an early thirteenth-century Bible with additional prayers and appendices. It features over fifty highly elaborate zoomorphic and inhabited initials with decorated initials throughout.
Topics: 13th century, Bible, France
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,...
Title from cover
Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch
OPenn
by John, of Parma, 13th cent
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 470. Siena, 1533. Collection of medical recipes, folk remedies, charms, and spells, including a Hebrew translation of John of Parma's medical treatise, Practicella. Diagrams and notes added by later hands at the beginning of the manuscript (f. 1v-3v). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Medicine--Early works to 1800 Codices 16th century, Jewish magic--Early works to 1800 Diagrams...
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...
Date of publication from BM
Topics: Sports, Natural history, CHR 1878?
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
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Fairman Rogers Collection
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"An American farmers' magazine and mechanics' guide."
Topics: Farm buildings, Agriculture, Farm supply industries, Farm equipment, Industrial arts
Title in Hebrew at head of title
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,...
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 158. France, Paris, Circa 1275. This noted Dominican Missal, likely produced in Paris, contains thirteen historiated initials by the Johannes Grusch workshop. A series of prayers for Charles I, King of Sicily (r. 1265-1285) and his family indicate an early Southern Italian or Sicilian ownership.
Topics: 13th century, Missal, Historiated initial
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...
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,...
Pennsylvania Germans
by German American Historical Society, Philadelphia; Union of Old German Students in America, New York; National German American Alliance, Philadelphia; Deutsche Pionier-Verein, Philadelphia
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"Devoted to the comparative study of the historical, literary, linguistic, educational and commercial relations of Germany and America."
Topics: Germans, Literature, Comparative, Literature, Comparative, German-American literature
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,...
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 248. France, Second half of the 13th century. This manuscript is a 13th-century copy from France of Raymond of Penafort's (c. 1175 - 1275) Summa de casibus poenitentia (Treatise on the Cases of Penance). Raymond was a member of the Dominican Order, and an authority on the subject of canon law. His Summa de casibus poenitentia (Treatise on the Cases of Penance), a manual of canon law for confessors, was intended for use in determining the type and amount of...
Topics: Treatise, 13th century, France
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...
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Topics: Taxation, Income tax
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ghazzālī, 1058-1111 غزالي،
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 150. 1689. Neatly copied selections from Iḥyāʼ ʻulūm al-dīn, includes the 10 chapters from rubʻ al-muhlikāt. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islam--Customs and practices--Early works to 1800, Islamic ethics--Early works to 1800,...
Thesis (M.S. in Historic Preservation) -- Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 1993
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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