Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 925

Title:

Tārīkh Bāks,[193-?].تاريخ باكس,[193-م?].

Author:

Bax, Ernest Belfort,1854-1926.

Place/Date of Production:

[193-?].

Size:

184 leaves :paper ;310 x 210 mm. bound to 321 x 220 mm.

Summary:

Careful copy of what appears to be an Arabic rendering of Ernest Belfort Bax's (1854-1926) Handbook on the history of philosophy, followed by an addendum on Neo-Hegelianism (see p.354 to close).

Other Title(s):

Handbook of the history of philosophy.Arabicتاريخ باكس

Subject(s):

Philosophy--History.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.

Language:

Arabic.

Notes:

Ms. codex.
Title from inscription at opening (p.1).

Incipit:

"في موضوع الفلسفة وفي اخذ الاسم ادواراشتي [؟] قد لا يكون من الحكمة والسداد في شيء ان نظير البيان في هذا المجمل ..."

Explicit:

"في شكل حضور اجتماعي متحد يدخل تحته حضور العضوي الى الفرد الجزئي"

Colophon:

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Dedication:

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Contents:

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Physical Details:
Collation:

Some leaves between sections left blank (see pp.182-183, 234) ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization.

Layout:

Written mainly in 26-28 lines per page.

Script:

Ruqʻah ; compact hand in a thin to medium line (line thickness changes) ; serifless and freely ligatured with slight effect of inclination to the right and of words descending to baseline, pointing somewhat careless and in strokes rather than distinct dots.

Decoration:

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Support:

Lined / ruled wove paper.

Binding:

Boards covered in dark green cloth with dark green leather over spine (quarter binding) ; pastedowns and flyleaves in wove paper printed with a floral vegetal pattern in green ; spine gold-stamped with title and decorative accents over raised bands "تاريخ باكس | J.H.D." ; sewing difficult to examine ; stuck-on endbands (blue and white stripe) ; overall in fairly good condition.

Former Shelfmarks:

Mich. Isl. Ms. temp. no. 74

Origin:

Lacks dated colophon ; likely copied in Egypt in the late 1930s and eventually bound for James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974).

Ownership and History:

On upper pastedown label with ex libris of James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974), stamped with inventory number, "Ex Libris | J. Heyworth-Dunne | D. Lit. (London) | No 7966" ; UM Library inscription on p.1 "Dunning | Heyworth-Dunne | 6-11-51 | 71955" ; marginal glosses.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

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Scribe(s):

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Former Owner(s):

Heyworth-Dunne, J. (James), former owner.

In Collection:

Heyworth-Dunne Collection.

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Posted by evyn on December 1, 2010
Tags: Arabic MSS, Fully Catalogued, Heyworth-Dunne Collection

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