Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 120 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Correspondence of Moorish officials and others with Franz Dombay during his residence in Morocco as secretary for the Emperor Joseph II
  • Recipient(Franz Lorenz von Dombay, 1758-1810 )
  • Title: Correspondence of Franz Dombay
    Language(s): Arabic

    References

    Catalogue no. Arabic MS 286 [120]

    Physical Description

    Form: codex
    Support: Paper

    History

    Origin: 1196-1202 AH (1780-1787 CE)

    Provenance and Acquisition

    Formerly part of the collection of the Persian scholar Nathaniel Bland (1803-1865). Bland’s oriental manuscripts were sold through Bernard Quaritch in 1866 to Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.

    Purchased by Enriqueta Rylands in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford, for the John Rylands Library.

    Record Sources

    Catalogue information compiled by Abdullah al-Rashidi from Alphonse Mingana, Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester University Press, 1934.

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    The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

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