A Historical and Descriptive Catalogue of the European and Asiatic Manuscripts in the Library of the Late Dr. Adam Clarke, F.S.A., M.R.I.A., Etc. ...

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J. Murray, 1835 - 236 pages
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Page 23 - ... the original binding, stamped with Royal devices, which show that the work was bound for Henry V. of England, have been inlaid in each cover. The following note, descriptive of the binding, and dated January 14th, 1822, was written on the last leaf of the MS. by Dr. Adam Clarke, the bibliographer. "From the binding, it appears that this book formerly belonged to Henry V., King of England. The leather is embossed with various devices. On the right side, or board, there is a square compartment,...
Page 31 - Prospectus of a dictionary of the language of the Aire Coti, or Ancient Irish, compared with the language of the Cuti, or Ancient Persians, with the...
Page 89 - For upwards of eighty-six years I have kept my accounts exactly : I will not attempt it any longer, being satisfied with the continual conviction, that I save all- I can, and give all I can ; that is, all I have.
Page 24 - ... crown, and is supported by a greyhound, more like a wolf, on the right, and a griffin on the left; over the head of the griffin appear the Sun and Stars, and over the head of the greyhound, or wolf, the Moon and Stars. At the bottom of the shield, on the left, is an H, and on the right a V, ie, Hen. V. "On each cover, at the oblong end of the square, which contains the Scroll and Arms, are two compartments, containing four squares, in each of which a pelican is represented with her young in a...
Page 35 - Hystoyre et plaisante cronicque |! du petit Jehan de saintre| de la jeune dame des belles cousines sans || autre nom nommer | auecques deux autres petites hystoires de mes-1| sire Floridan et la belle Ellinde | et lextraict des cronicques de flandres.
Page 64 - How, whie, and when, they were suppressed : And how they may best be Knowne, and tryed at this daye, from other Lordshipps that weare not Lordshipps marchers...
Page 136 - ... after a particular fashion; but that they also twist their hair after a manner quite different from the rest of the Mussulmans.* Hosain Waez also, in his paraphrase and commentary upon the Koran, recites the following passage from Ali : — " God hath given men two Imams, that is to say, two pontifs or mediators between him and them. The first is the prophet who is gone, and is no more among them. The second which remains and shall continue always with them is the prayer which they make to obtain...
Page 10 - The emperor standing, holding a sceptre in his right hand, and a globe surmounted by a cross, in his left; Christ standing, placing a garland on his head.—Bev.
Page 65 - Le massime de Privati; La Politica che adopra con i Sudditi; il gienio, e le preteze co' Prencipi; Le sue forze ordinarie con che possa operare in un straordinario Armamento; L'abbondanza del Dinaro, e La sicurezza, o il dubbio alla permanenza, di Cesareo Della Torre...
Page 23 - On the left-band side, or board, in a square, as before, there is another, in which there is a large shield, containing the Arms of England and France, quartered, three Fleurs de lis, and three leopards passant, guardant. The shield is surmounted with an imperial crown, and is supported by a greyhound, more like a wolf, on the right, and a griffin on the left; over the head of the griffin appear the Sun and Stars, and over the head of the greyhound, or wolf, the...

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