19. Dictionaries & Lexical Texts

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Created on: 10 February 2014

Blockprint and MS in Chinese on paper, Nanjing?, China, 1814, 5 vols., 23x14 cm, 8 columns, (16x11 cm), 16 characters in Chinese book script, additions in black and red ink; MS: 4 pp. owner's notes (16x10 cm) 12 columns, 20 characters; titles on bottom edges. Binding: Nanjing?, China, 1814, stitched on 4 stations (xiangzhuang), grey paper covers.

Created on: 10 February 2014

MS in Irish, English, French, Latin, Hebrew, Greek, Arabic (text 1), and English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Greek (text 2) on paper, text 1: Dublin, 1795, 43 pp.; text 2: Middle Hill, 1860-1866, 288 pp.; 32x19 cm, single column, (30x18 cm), in cursive script by Colonel Vallancey (text 1) and Sir Thomas Phillipps (text 2), as a ledger with alphabet tabs.

Created on: 08 January 2014

MS in Latin on vellum, Italy, ca. 1400, 2 vols., 105+177 ff. (complete), vol. 1 (Books 1-13): 35x25 cm, single column, (25x16 cm), vol. 2 (Books 19-37): 37x25 cm, 2 columns, (25x16 cm), signed by Saint Giacomo.

Created on: 08 January 2014

MS in Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic on paper, Egypt, 13th c., 38 ff., 20x13 cm, single column, (14x9 cm), 18 lines in an oriental rabbinic Hebrew cursive script.

Created on: 08 January 2014

MS in Latin on vellum, Northern France, Flanders or England, 1150-1175, 2 ff., 39x29 cm, 2 columns, (31x22 cm), 44 lines in Romanesque book script of medium quality, over 150 small painted capitals in red or green, 9 large 2-line decorated initials in red or green.

Created on: 08 January 2014

MS in Neo Sumerian and Babylonian on clay, Babylonia, 1400-1100 BC, 1 tablet, 24,3x16,5x4,0 cm, 2+2 columns, 213 lines of originally ca. 260 lines, in cuneiform script.

Created on: 08 January 2014

MS in Sumerian on clay, Sumer, ca. 2500 BC, 1 tablet, 12,6x13,4x2,5 cm, 6 columns, 96 compartments in a fine professional cuneiform script.

Created on: 08 January 2014

MS in Sumerian on clay, Sumer, Uruk III, 3100-3000 BC, lower 1/2 of a tablet, 10,5x24,5x4,5 cm (originally ca. 25x24,5x4,5 cm), 9 columns, 120 lines in pictographic script.