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Author Birnbaum, Eleazar, 1929-2019, compiler

Title Arabic and Persian manuscripts in the Birnbaum Collection, Toronto : a brief catalogue / by Eleazar Birnbaum
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019]


Description 1 online resource (viii, 223 pages)
Series Islamic manuscripts and books ; volume 18
Islamic manuscripts and books ; v. 18.
Contents Front Matter -- Copyright Page -- Catalogue -- Arabic Manuscripts -- Introduction to the Arabic Manuscripts -- A. Geography -- B. Language and Lexicography -- C. Literature: Poetry -- D. Literature: Prose -- E. Qur'ān -- F. Tafsīr -- G. Islām: Other (Hadīth, 'Aqā'id, Fiqh, Fatwā, Eschatology, Prayer, et cetera) -- H. Sufism -- I. Druze -- J. Ethics -- K. Encyclopedic; Sciences and Pseudosciences; Medicine; Mixed -- L. Ijāza -- M. Calligraphy -- N. Persian Philology -- Persian Manuscripts -- Introduction to the Persian Manuscripts -- A. History -- B. Literature -- C. Islam; Religion -- D. Ethics -- E. Language, Lexicography, and Prosody -- F. Encyclopedia -- G. Astrology -- H. Document -- I. [Majmū'a] -- Back Matter -- Bibliography and Sigla -- Arabic Manuscripts: Author Index -- Arabic Manuscripts: Title Index -- Concordance of Arabic Manuscripts -- Persian Manuscripts: Author Index -- Persian Manuscripts: Title Index -- Concordance of Persian Manuscripts
Summary "Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in the Birnbaum Collection, Toronto includes many early copies, from the 6th century A.H. / 12th century C.E. onwards. They cover a wide range of subjects. The catalogue gives detailed descriptions of 66 Arabic and 34 Persian works, arranged by subject. Author and title indexes provide easy access, and photographs of selected pages enhance the descriptions. The manuscripts were acquired individually over many decades"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 09, 2023)
SUBJECT Birnbaum, Eleazar, 1929-2019 -- Library -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs
Birnbaum, Eleazar, 1929-2019 fast (OCoLC)fst01498119
Subject Manuscripts, Arabic -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Catalogs
Manuscripts, Persian -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Catalogs
Libraries -- Manuscripts.
Manuscripts, Arabic.
Manuscripts, Persian.
Ontario -- Toronto.
Genre/Form Catalogs.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019016614
ISBN 9789004389670