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 | [in another hand] purchased of | Mr. Nesbitt . | for £1.s.9 by | J. Letherland | Jun. 16. 1761.
Dr. Robert Nesbitt died 1761. See Dict. Nat. Biog. xl. 225.
Dr. Joseph Letherland (1699-1764). See Dict. Nat. Biog. xxxiii. 131.
[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
Notes: This manuscript has been exhibited on the following occasion: 'William Hunter, Book Collector', Glasgow University Library, Apr.-Sep. 1983.
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.
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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