Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 213 (U.2.4)
Title: Miscella Tartarica
Date of Creation: 1719
Place of Creation: Königsberg
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Theophili (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer, Miscella Tartarica.
Theophilus (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer's Tartar Miscellany.
Remarks: T.S. Bayer has written the following title-page on the first recto: Miscella Tartarica | In quibus scripta quaedam Mogolica, Tangu- | tica et aliarum gentium congesta inueniuntur a T.S.B. | Anno MDCCXIX | REGIOMONTE.
[Formerly S.2.3; S.2.12].
Cordier's description (Bibliotheca Sinica, III 1906-7, p. 1650) adds: 'P.3: Elementa Linguae Tartaricae congesta a Maturino Veyssiere Lacrosse [sic] et ex autographo ejus descripta Berolini A. 1717. mense Julii T.S. Bayer. Elementa linguae Tartaricae incoepi describere Berolini die XVII. September. A.D. MDCCXVI. Maturinus Veyssiere La Croze'. This grammar of Manchu is a transcription of that printed in M. Thevenot's Relations de divers voyages curieux, Paris 1696 pt. 4. (Dy.2.5)
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 13˝ x 8 1/8, ff. 66, written, by T.S. Bayer, in single cols. of 34 lines, each 10ź x 6, maps, insets and loose insertions, pp. 63-89 are blank.
Binding: Pasteboards, quarter-bound calf, grey spattered paper sides like T.8.7
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Manchu
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: Henri Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, 3 (2e éd, Paris, 1906-7), p. 1650; 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. 490.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Theophilus Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer 1694-1738
Sinologist.
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