Collection ID: 0032 | Metadata type: TEI
MS Or 152a Incomplete text on letter magic.
TitleIncomplete text on letter magic.
Other related names
- Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944, former owner
Call numberMS Or 152a
(New York, NY. 10027, Columbia University., Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
- 17th or 18th century?
Unidentified text related to astrology and letter magic, includes copies of different ways of writing the alphabet. Text begins abruptly.
- Manuscript codex fragment.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Two unrelated manuscripts previously housed with this item have been separately cataloged as MS Or 152b and MS Or 152c.
Extent8 leaves : 207 x 140 (170 x 106) mm
FoliationModern foliation added in pencil, upper left recto.
Rubrications in red, including special alphabets; textblock bordered in red, double rules; illustration of human body in brown and red inks with textblock as the torso (f. 3v); table of the planets in black and red (f. 8r).
- Presumed to be a gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
- Islamic magic
- Talismans--Religious aspects--Islam
- Manuscripts, Arabic
- Tables (documents)
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Table of contents
- fol. 1r — [Incomplete text on letter magic].
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Section: [Incomplete text on letter magic].
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Decoration: Illustration: human figure with textblock as torso
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Decoration: Table: planets