Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 350 (U.8.18)
Title: Grammatica Sinica
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Theophili (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer, Grammatica Sinica.
Theophilus (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer's Chinese Grammar.
The title-page - under some Chinese characters- is as follows: GRAMMATICA | SINICA | in qua praeceptiones | de lingua et litteratura | Sinica | atque rerum aulicarum astronomi- | carum et geographicarum voces | et eclipsium quarun- | dam descriptiones | continentur | auctore | Theophilo Sigefrido Bayero | Regiomontano | PETROPOLI.
[Formerly P.3.12].
Cordier (Bibliotheca Sinica, col. 1651) notes that there are 139 pages with writing
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 6 x 4, ff. 178, written by T.S. Bayer in single cols. of 20 lines, each 6 x 2, many blank leaves, a leaf is torn out before the title-page and several after p. 347, pages in pencil (1-347). Early Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Limp pasteboards, covered marbled paper
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Chinese
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: Henri Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, 3 (2e d, Paris, 1906-7), col. 1651; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 500-501.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Theophilus Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer 1694-1738
Sinologist.
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