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Bound ms volume, 'Compendium of the Hebrew Grammar'

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1555, Volume: Coll-1783 / SC-Acc-2016-0163, n/a: data_value_missing_ceffbae080e9d5066c85a37b84ce44cd
Identifier: Coll-1783
Scope and Contents An original ms work drawing from the Compendium of Hebrew Grammar (1705), by Robert Clavering (1676-1747), English bishop and Hebraist. Quarto. 18th century vellum boards. Ink on paper. 51ff written on rectos only, ending 'Finis', and with additional blank leaves at end.
Clear, legible hand with several tables of Hebrew characters.
Inscription to paste-down reads, 'Willm Henry Haggard, June 1st 1774-Aug 4'
Dates: 1774

Manuscript copy of Sepher Bechinath Olam by Jedaja ha-Penini, called Bedarshi [Bedersi] with commentaries

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Identifier: MS 5002
Scope and Contents Bound manuscript copy of Sefer Behinat ha-'olam by Jedaiah ben Abraham, called Bedershi or Bedersi, written in Krakow, Poland, in 1782. The English title is the Book of the Examination of the World. Notes affixed to the cover by Rev Prof Oliver Shaw Rankin, Chair of Old Testament Language, Literature and Theology at Edinburgh University give background information on 'Bedarshi' and note that a copy of a poem, entitled 'Bakkashath ham-Memim' ['Request of the Mems] is included in the book with a...
Dates: 1782; Modified: c.1940

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