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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. Menelaus’ Spherics

    and no Greek manuscript of the text is known. Triangles on a Sphere The material in the treatise can be divided... Stories in Manuscripts ...


  6. 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 ...


  7. The Arabic Translations of Ptolemy's Almagest

    there also existed a manuscript tradition in which the text was given the title Megále Sýntaxis, (‘ The Great... in the transmission of its ...


  8. 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 ...


  9. Sahl ibn Bishr and the Rise of Astrology in Abbasid Times

    and Manuscript Library, Yale University, Arabic MSS 523, f. 50a)... appears as Zael/Zahel/Zahel Benbriz, is extant in about fifty-five manuscripts ...


  10. The Latin Reception of the Arabic Tradition of the Almagest

    limited. Three manuscripts of the text are extant today in Rome and Florence; Ptolemy's preface according to this version also appears in ...


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