Catalogue of Additions to the Manuscripts in the British Museum in the Year MDCCCXLI-MDCCCXLV

Catalogue of Additions to the Manuscripts in the British Museum in the Year MDCCCXLI-MDCCCXLV

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1801 edition. Excerpt: ...with the Athanasian creed, and Comment, from a Ms. of J. Ames. At the end of the volume are transcribed the " Lessouns and pistils of the Olde Lawe, aftir the vss of Salisburi," from a. Ms. of the Rev. David Jennings; also the order of the " comyn Sanctorum," from a Ms. of Sir Edw. Dering, Bart. These are followed by five original letters from Dr. White Kennet, Bishop of Peterborough. to the Rev. J. Lewis, 1720, 1721, containing notices relative to the Life of Wyclifi'e; and some papers of Lewis, including extracts from several Mss. of the Wyclifiite Bible at Cambridge and Oxford; also a printed sheet containing Letters from the Abp. of Canterbury and Bp. of London, in behalf of the reformed Churches in Poland and Transylvania, 1716, with manuscript notes. THE Yum, otherwise named the S/ter-chin, or ' Transcendental Visdom, ' the second great division of the Tibetan sacred compilation intitled the Kali-Gyur, comprising the speculative philosophy, translated from the Sanscrit. See /Isial. Res. vol. xx. p. 393. Written upon leaves of thick coarse paper, 20% in. lone by 8 in. wide, with rubrics, and a few paintings. xvinth cent. l5,522. Presented by B. H. Hodgson, Esq., formerly British Resident in Nepaul. Tun OFFICE for the churching of women;--The oflice of consecrating the priest's vestments, and the covering of the altar. Written in Arabic, in the Chaldee character. xvmth cent. Small Folio. 15,52s. Omomar. BOOK ofthe customs paid for wines, exported from Bordeaux, and apparently imported at the port of Hull, 14-4-4--5. In French. Folio. 15,52-1-. A vouma of Prayers, relative to the leading events in the Lives ofChrist and the Virgin; in Dutch; each illustrated by a miniature. At the beginning is a short office...show more

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  • Paperback | 412 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 730g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123680225X
  • 9781236802255