Manuscript/Mixed Material Arabic manuscript containing a description of China.

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Title
Arabic manuscript containing a description of China.
Contributor Names
Dukur, Muḥammad, author.
Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866, former owner.
Omar ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[approximately 1860]
Subject Headings
-  China--Description and travel
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Arabic.
-  Title assigned by cataloger.
-  Pencilled note on verso of last page: "Ms. 3. Untranslated, sent by Pres., Roberts of Liberia, to Dwight."
-  Pencilled below colophon: "Amketeb Mebraa Medun Bar Kabere his name this book write"
-  Purchase from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017.
-  Written in Liberia.
-  Paper; wove ivory paper folded into a booklet with blind stamp "Owen and Hurlbut, of South Lee, Mass"; dark brown ink; many tears and small losses thoughtout the text; catchwords.
-  Maghribi script; 12 lines in written area 17 x 12 cm.
-  Fol. 2a-9b (text).
-  Binding; no binding; sheets sewn into booklet form.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم صلى الله على سيدنا محمد. قال محمد بن محمد بن علي بن عثمان بن اشهب الفعلاني رحمه الله وتعمده بجنته وغفر له ...
-  Explicit/Colophon: كتب هذ الكتب اسمه كبربر ميؤم مبرم امكنذ.
Medium
10 leaves (12 lines), paper : unbound ; 20.6 x 16 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
E445.N8 O43, no. 33
Library of Congress Control Number
2018371880
Online Format
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Description
Manuscript. Arabic. Title assigned by cataloger. Pencilled note on verso of last page: "Ms. 3. Untranslated, sent by Pres., Roberts of Liberia, to Dwight." Pencilled below colophon: "Amketeb Mebraa Medun Bar Kabere his name this book write" Purchase from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017. Written in Liberia. Paper; wove ivory paper folded into a booklet with blind stamp "Owen and Hurlbut, of South Lee, Mass"; dark brown ink; many tears and small losses thoughtout the text; catchwords. Maghribi script; 12 lines in written area 17 x 12 cm. Fol. 2a-9b (text). Binding; no binding; sheets sewn into booklet form. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website. Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم صلى الله على سيدنا محمد. قال محمد بن محمد بن علي بن عثمان بن اشهب الفعلاني رحمه الله وتعمده بجنته وغفر له ... Explicit/Colophon: كتب هذ الكتب اسمه كبربر ميؤم مبرم امكنذ.
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Dukur, Muḥammad, Author, Theodore Dwight, and Omar Ibn Said Collection. Arabic manuscript containing a description of China. [Approximately, 1860] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2018371880/.

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Dukur, M., Dwight, T. & Omar Ibn Said Collection. (1860) Arabic manuscript containing a description of China. [Approximately] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2018371880/.

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Dukur, Muḥammad, Author, Theodore Dwight, and Omar Ibn Said Collection. Arabic manuscript containing a description of China. [Approximately, 1860] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018371880/>.