Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 160 (T.7.19)
Title: The Golden and Open Door of Tongues
Images: [ MS Hunter 160 pages 2-3 ]
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Jean Amos Comenius, The Golden and Open Door of Tongues.
The Golden and Open Door of Tongues - Turkish and Latin.
Begins: [Turkish characters]
Remarks: This is a Turkish translation of the Janua Linguarum of Jean Amos Comenius, with the Latin original down to chapter 84.
On the first free fly-leaf in a XVII. Cent. hand: Janua Linguarum D. Comenij ex Lingua Latina in Linguam Turcicam versa: Emi hunc librum 15 die Julij 1663 a Dom: Thompson Coquo cive Londoniensi prope Cambium Regium habitanti, cui (pro eo) numeravi Duas libras sterlinas.
[Formerly S.7.8; S.7.99]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7 7/8 x 5 3/4, ff. 167, written in double cols., Latin (l.) and Turkish (r.), of about 28 lines Latin and 16 lines Turkish, each 6 x 1 3/4, pages 1-63. There are blank leaves at the beginning and the end.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, central device stamped on each board
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Turkish
Material Type: Treatise
Bibliography: 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. 479.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Johann Amos Comenius 1592 1670
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