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  1. Replication of an Eighteenth Century Manuscript Binding

    manuscript's binding by the British Library's conservator, Flavio Marzo. The parts of the video demonstrate the replication, step ...


  2. The Arabic Manuscripts Collection in the British Library

    Dr Colin F. Baker How and why did the British Library come to hold 14,000 Arabic manuscripts within its collections? The British Library’s ...


  3. An Earl, a Collection and a Gun: the Curious Provenance of a British Library Manuscript

    Dr Jo Wright How did an illustrated Arabic manuscript on the Art of War come into the possession... of Manuscripts FitzClarence’s ...


  4. Sir Thomas Reade: The ‘Nincumpoop’ Collector of Arabic Manuscripts

    the Instruments of War’ end up in the British Library’s Arabic manuscript collection? A ‘Nincumpoop’ of the Napoleonic era, who moonlighted ...


  5. Claudius James Rich: Administrator, traveller, author, and collector of manuscripts and antiquities

    or nine, the sight of some manuscripts in the library of a gentleman at Bristol inspired him to learn... reach, and to collect coins, oriental ...


  6. Menelaus’ Spherics

    seriously studied in its entirety in the ancient period and no Greek manuscript of the text is known.... produced at a time when the text was ...


  7. History of the India Office Records and Private Papers

    was abolished in 1947, these official records occupied approximately nine miles of shelving. Manuscripts... for the books, manuscripts ...


  8. The Arabic Translations of Ptolemy's Almagest

    Mathematiké Sýntaxis, (‘ The Mathematical Composition’) and beside this, there also existed a manuscript... For this critical work, based ...


  9. Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq and the Rise of Arabic as a Language of Science

    Dr Bink Hallum Arabic Scientific Manuscripts Curator, British Library In the ninth century, Ḥunayn... to extraordinary lengths to critically ...


  10. The British Library: How Many Institutions Became One

    collection of Arabic manuscripts and material related to the Gulf, is held in the British Library collection.... in the world. It contained not ...


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