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LJS 40 Collection of prayers and charms.
TitleCollection of prayers and charms.
Other related names
- Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, former owner
- Schoenberg, Lawrence J, former owner
Call numberLJS 40
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206, University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
- between 1750 and 1850?
Collection of prayers, including several based on the Āyat al-Kursī, and several others for each day of the week.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
Extent150 leaves : 173 x 116 (120 x 70) mm bound to 173 x 124 mm
CollationPaper, 150; 1-15¹⁰. Catchwords on each page, lower left verso.
BindingRed leather over pasteboard with flap (Type II); flap does not fit the fore-edge of the textblock, possibly a re-purposed cover; blind stamped circular flowers in center, on corners and in the middle of each edge; blind-tooled frame.
Simple gilt headpieces, some with titles entered in red and others empty; textblock border-ruled in red; red dots with tails punctuate the text.
- Sold by bookseller Thomas Thorpe to Sir Thomas Phillipps, ms. 2370 (spine label, stamp on f. 1r).
- Sold at auction at Sotheby's in a sale of Phillipps manuscripts, 25 Nov. 1968, lot 242.
- Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
- Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
- Islam--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
- Islamic magic--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Arabic
- Manuscripts, 18th century
- Manuscripts, Digital
- Codices (bound manuscripts)
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