Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 221 (U.2.12)
Title: Miscella Sinica
Images: [ MS Hunter 221 fol. 16 ] [ MS Hunter 221 fol. 23 ]
Date of Creation: Between 1718 and 1719
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Theophili (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer, Miscella Sinica.
Theophilus (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer's Chinese Scrap-Book.
Remarks: Inserted loose at the beginning is a sheet of black pasteboard folded in six (like a screen), and covered with (Burmese script) writing in white chalk, each division measures 12 3/4 x 5. On the first recto, in T.S. Bayer's hand: Miscella Sinica | in quibus scripta quaedam et typis excussa | inueniuntur, tum imagines Sinicae, quae- | dam etiam manu Menzelii scripta et ta- | lia cetera. Diligenter in vno libro colle- | git et passim illustrauit T.S.B. | Regiomonte Anno MDCCXIX.
A loose quire, smaller sized paper, containing extensive transcriptions in Chinese, and two slips of paper similarly inscribed.
[Formerly S.2.15; S.2.24].
Listed in Cordier (Bibliotheca Sinica, III 1906-7, p. 1650)
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 13˝ x 9, ff. 58, writing principally consists of explanatory notes on the Chinese [prints] extracts attached, there are many blanks. Early Cent. XVIII. (1719).
Binding: As in U.2.4
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Chinese
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: Henri Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, 3 (2e éd, Paris, 1906-7); 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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