Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 133 (T.6.15)
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Muhammad Ibn Zakariya, (Abu Bakr), Razi, (Errazi), (i.e. Rases), De Variolis et Morbillis. Arabice.
Salomonis Negri, Eivsdem Operis Tradvctio.
On ii, 1 recto: No. VIII.
Between i, 2. and 3., loose, is an autograph letter of the translator, Salomon Negri, dated Jan. 3, 1723, not addressed. Three loose sheets of notes are inserted at the same place.
On 1, 1 recto: RN 1745 P(?).1.9
[Formerly R.7.17; Q.7.114]
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 x 6, ff. 102, well written in single cols. of 10 lines (Arabic) and 19 lines (Latin), each 6 x 3-3 5/8 and 6 x 3 respectively, margins folded, not ruled, catchwords (in both parts) on every page, no signatures, partial pagination in second part, rubrics in the Arabic, few marginalia. Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Original, millboards, covered mottled calf, gilt-tooled on sides (lines), edges (zigzag), panelled back, title (impress only): MUHAMED | DE | VARIOLIS | MS. Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 121.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Document
Archival History: Provenance: Dr. Robert Nesbitt (died 1761): ms. note on 1,1 recto: purchased of | Mr. Nesbitt . | for £1.s.9 by | J. Letherland | Jun. 16. 1761. Sold as Lot 3557 in the sale of Joseph Letherland's library, 1765. Purchased by William Hunter for £1.1.0 according to the British Library copy of the Letherland sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 6 (2).
Bibliography: Jack Baldwin, William Hunter, 1718-1783, book collector: catalogue of an exhibition (Glasgow, 1983), no. 66; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 121.
Exhibitions: This manuscript has been exhibited on the following occasion: 'William Hunter, Book Collector', Glasgow University Library, Apr.-Sep. 1983.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Rhazes 894-925
Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya ibn al-Razi.
exhibition: William Hunter, Book Collector 1983
Exhibition, Glasgow University Library, 14 april-30 September 1983.
provenance: Joseph Letherland 1699-1764
provenance: Robert Nesbitt 1697-1761
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