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Die Cosmographia des Claudius Ptolemy Ptolemy (100-170) Zurich: Belser Verlag, 1983 G1005 1883 Facsimile The Rare Books Department invites you to view is most recent virtual lecture, World Without End: From Macrocosm to Microcosm.In this virtual visit to the Rare Books Department we take a literary journey through the early...

‘kabīkaj, kabīkaj, kabīkaj, yā kabīkaj iḥfaẓ al-waraq’اختصار مختصر المقاصد الحسنة زرقاني، محمد بن عبد الباقي 1168 [1754] Ms Or. 12.48An abridgement of Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Bāqīal-Zurqānī’s Mukhtaṣar, itself an abridgement of al-Sakhāwī’s al-Maqāṣid al-ḥasanah, a collection of ḥadīth; the present work is anonymous, but al-Jabartī (in ʻAjāʼib al-āthār,...