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lege, Aberdeen. Forty-six sermons preached
during the year 1713. Of these, there are one
on Heb. vi. 1, 2 ; six on 1 Tim. i. 2-5 ; six from
John, i. 14 ; one from 1 Cor. i. 30 ; six from
Is. xlii. 6, 7 ; five from Ps. ex. 4 ; one from
Philip, ii. 8 ; and twenty from Philip, iv. 6.

8

A volume of sermons preached chiefly at
Dyke during the years 1720, 1721, and 1722.

8

COMMENTARY. The expiation of a sinner in
a commentarye upon the Epistle to the He-
brewes. [By Thomas Lushington.] fol.

I CONNELL (DAVID), Minister at East Kilbride.
An attempt to explain the prophetick part of
the Book of the Revelation which begins at
the fourth chapter. Together with some prac-
tical improvement of the several parts of it.
Being a course of lectures delivered from the
pulpit several years ago, but now somewhat
revised. 1777. 4

CONVOCATION OF MINISTERS. -Draft mi-
nutes, eleven in number, of the Convocation
of Ministers held in Edinburgh, November
17th to 24th, 1842. Signed by the Moderator
and Clerk. fol.

Drafts of motions and resolutions ; and mis-
cellaneous papers connected with the Convo-
cation.

One hundred and sixty letters from ministers
of the Church of Scotland, addressed to the
Rev. Thomas Pitcaim, Clerk to the Convoca-
tion, authorising him to add their names to,
or withdraw them from, one or other, or both
of the series of Resolutions.



034



.MAM SCRIPTS.



COVENANT. Tla- r-.nf.. ssi.-n of faith f..r Jia-
tional covenant] subt at first l>y (lit- Kindts
.Matie and his houshold in the yeare <-f <;.<!
K.SO. Therefter by personnes of all rankes in
the yeare 1581. By ordinance of the Lordis
of Secreit Counsall and artis of tin- (inall AH-
s> inhlie. Sub* againe by all sortes of personnes
in y e yeare 1590. by a new ordinance ot
sail at y e desire of the Gnall Assemblie. With
j gnall band for maintenance of y trew reli-
gioun. [A copy of the national covenant writ-
ten on parchment, and having adhibited to it
the autograph signatures of Leslie, Dunferme-
l\m-, Wemyss, Rothess, Lindesay, Eglintoun,
Wintoun, Montgomery, Balmerino, Montrose,
l);tlhousie, Forrester, Boyd, Elcho, Fleming,
Loudoun, Carnegy, Sinclare, Kinross, Cran-
stoun, and Gray. On the outside it bears the
date 1657.]

A solemne league and covenant for reforma-
tion, and defence of religion, the honour and
happinesse of the King, and the peace and
safety of the three kingdomes of Scotland,
England, and Ireland. 4
[The printed copy sent for signatures to the

parish of Edzell. It contains one hundred
and ninety one names. The solemne league
is printed at Edinburgh, by Evan Tyler, in
1643.]

CRAIG (Sir THOMAS), of Riccarton. A compend
of Craig De Feudis, done into English. 4
CRESSEY, or CRESSY (HUGH PAULIN DE, or
SERENUS). XVI. revelations of divine love,
shewed to a devout servant of our Lord, called
Mother Juliana, an anchorite of Norwich :
who lived in the days of King Edward the
Third. Published by R. F. S. Cressy. Printed
in the year MDCLXX. Permissu superiorum.

4

CUMMING (Mrs), of Logie. The religious expe-
riences of Mrs Gumming of Logie. 4
[From the dates on several of the pages, these
appear to have been first written about the
years 1709, 10, and 11. They were probably
transcribed into this volume from the origi-
nal papers.]

CUNNINGHAM (WILLIAM), D.D., Principal and
professor of divinity in the New College, Edin-
burgh. Fifty- two lectures on Apologetics,
delivered to students of the first year in theo-
logy, in the New College, Edinburgh, during
Session 184445 ; and again during Session
1847-48. 4

Ten lectures, the greater number of which
were delivered at the opening or closing of the
Session in the New College. 4

Five lectures on Church government delivered
in the New College in March 1850. 4

Six lectures on Luther, Melanchthon, Zwin-
gle, Calvin, and Beza, the substance of which
was published in the British and Foreign
Evangelical review [1856, 1860, 1861], and re-
printed in the volume of Dr Cunningham's
works entitled, " The Reformers ; and the
theology of Ihe Reformation" edited l>y his
literary executors, and published in 1862. 4



Sixty-two l.-chnvs nil ( 'Lurch history, drli-

;, in tin: New (.'(illi-^i;, to the .Iiilii:
of stiitK-nt.H in thru;

Sixty-live- I- t'hnn-h history, d 1

ed, in the New College, to tli iass of

students in theology. 4 '

[Almost all of the above two courses of 1> c-
luiVH have' Vt n primed, in two voluims,
under the title, " Historical theology ; a re-
view of the principal doctrinal discussions in
the Christian Church since the Apostolic
age." Edited by Dr Cunningham's literary
executors, and published in 1863.]

DICK, or DICKSON (DAVID), Minuter of I,,
A volume of sermons. Begun 15. October
1635. They have been printed among the
cheap publications issued by the Free Church
of Scotland. 8

GALLOWAY, SYNOD OF. Overture from the
Synod of Galloway. April 1801 ; [relative to
the operation of the Income act upon the
livings of the ministers of the Church of Scot-
land.] 4

GENERAL ASSEMBLY. The proceedings of
the two solemn General Assembly's, the former
holden at Glasgow in the year of our Lord
1638, the latter holden at Edinburgh in the
year of our Lord 1639. Together with a cata-
logue of the commissioners and members of
the former of these Assemblys, prefix'd to the
whole. Transcribed by P. P. anno 1711. 4

GRANT (Sir WILLIAM), Lord Prestongrange.
Advices in law respecting ecclesiastical ques-
tions by Mr William Grant, Procurator for
the Church, now Lord Prestongrange. Con-
tained in letters extending from 1735 to 1746.

fol.

MACKINTOSH (JOHN). Three volumes of notes
of public lectures on Classics, and the early
Fathers ; and notes of private studies. Taken
at Cambridge, in 1841, 42. 8

MELDRUM (GEORGE), one of the ministers of
Edinburgh. A series of discourses on the
Decalogue, and on miscellaneous subjects.
Preached in the years 1706, 1707, and 1708.
At the end, there is the following note : " Care-
fully collated with the original ended at East-
wood July 31 1729 and agrees." 4

MONTEITH (JAMES). A volume of notes of
sermons delivered during the years 1720 and
1721. 8

NORRIESTON. Petition of Alexander Blair of
St Thomas Wells, and others, inhabitants of
the perambulated bounds of Norrieston in
Perthshire. 1784. fol.

Petition of Henry Doig, for himself, and as
commissioner for a majority of the heritors,
elders, and heads of families of the perambu-
lated bounds of Norrieston. 1797. fol.

POPERY. An anonymous MS. on the Popish
controversy. Written apparently in the latter
part of the 17th century. 8

RENWICK (JAMES), the martyr. Two letters of
J. R, ; the one dated Feb. the 13th, and the
other, Feb. the loth, 1U88. [The latter was
written two days before Renwick's death.]



MANUSCRIPTS.



935



SERMONS. A volume of sermons, preached in '
1750, on the following texts : Luke, xvi. 8 ; !
Is. liii. 1 ; Heb. viii. 10-12 ; Acts, xii. 11 ;
1 Pet. ii. 5 ; Eph. vi. 10. 4

A volume of sermons on the following texts :
Ps. xiv. 2 ; Ps. cxvi. 16 ; Matt. xxv. 23 ; Gal.
iii. 13 ; Rev. i. 6 ; Heb. xi. 7 ; 1 Thess. iv. 1 ; [
Rom. viii. 8. Two of these are dated Leith, '
Aug. 1092, and West Kirk, 1692. fol. j

Thirty seven sermons on various texts. No ;
indication of place, date, or author. The hand-
writing appears to be of the latter part of the
17th century. 4 i

The law was given by Moses. But grace and i
truth came by Jesus Christ. Sermons preached i
att severall occasions by severall ministers of j
the Gosple in Edinburgh Presbytery. Written
at lirst in short hand and then transcribed. ;
Edinburgh. Written by James Hamiltoun.
MDCCXI. 4

A volume of sermons preached at Auchter-
muchty, Logie, &c. in 1764 on the following
texts : Rev. iii. 20 ; Ps. xlv. 13 ; 2 Sam. xii.

' 2 ; John, xv. 11 ; Lev. xxvi. 40-43 ; Luke,
xxiv. 26 ; Is. xxv. 8 ; Rev. iii. 2. With occa-
sional Table services. 8

A volume containing some notes of sermons
upon Isaiah, chap, xl., and liii.-lix. 4

A volume containing some notes of sermons
upon Matt. chap, xi.-xvi. In the same hand
as the previous volume.

A volume consisting chiefly of Action- sermons |
preached in the Barony and High churches,
Glasgow, from the year 1741 to 1750. 4

- A volume, containing notes of sermons and
addresses delivered by the Rev. Messrs Brown,
Thomas Boston, Byers, Chisholm, Craig, Craw- i



ford, Davidson, Hunter, Innes, Livingston,
Milne, Murray of Penpont, Riccaltoun, and
Gabriel Wilson, during the years 1723-1733.
Taken by John Blackball. 4

SINCLAIR ( ), Minister of Balfron.A vo-
lume of sermons on the following texts :
John, x. 27 ; John, x. 11 ; Heb. xiii. 20 ;
Heb. xiii. 21 ; 1 Pet. v. 4 ; Col. i. 2 ; John,
xii. 26 ; John, xii. 32 ; Tit. iii. 3 ; John, xiv.
15, 16 ; John, xiv. 16, 17. The dates vary
from 1749 to 1755. 4

SMITH (JAMES), Minister of the Free Church,
Dumbarton. The eve of the Disruption. A
narrative of transactions and discussions, held
in St Luke's church, Edinburgh, by the adhe-
rents of the Convocation, during the three
days preceding the Assembly of 1843. fol.
[In a long and interesting historical note,
dated, Dumbarton Free Manse, 27. Nov.
1851, Mr Smith states that the above MS.
(which is in his own handwriting), is a copy
of the paper given in to the Committee on
the Memorials of the Disruption.]
TRIUMVIRATE. The formidable triumvirate,
or the malignant club. In the Hudibrastic
manner. 8

VEITCH, or VETCH (JAMES), Minister at Ma o/i -
line. Xf/ffTOf AKoiToho; ; or, the Apostolick
office of Christ, explained and vindicated from
Heb. iii. 1-6, and other parallel places of Scrip-
ture. No part of the MS. is in the hand writ-
ing of Veitch except the dedication to Hugh
Campbell, Earl of Loudoun. It has a printed
title-page, and bears the date of 1691. 4

WALLACE (JAMES), Prebendary of St John, Kirk-
wall. The harmonic of the Gospel. Dated
Kirkwall, July, 1676. fol.



LATIN MANUSCRIPTS.



ANSELMUS, Saint, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Anselmi et aliorum orationes xxv. ad Angelos,
Arch - angelos, et Apostolos. A manuscript
on vellum, of Cent. xiv. It contains forty
eight leaves, and is written in a Gothic cha-
racter, with red titles and illuminated capitals.
After the last prayer, addressed to St Mil-
dreth, is a paraphrase on the 51st Psalm, be-
ginning, Miserere mei, Deus, accompanied by
a commentary. The prayers are chiefly by
Anselm, and addressed to St John the Bap-
tist, St John the Evangelist, St Peter, St
Paul, St Andrew, St Stephen, St Laurence,
St Vincent, St Nicholas, St Benedict, St Gre-
gory, St Augustin, St Martin, St Edmund, St
Thomas, St Mary Magdalene, St Catherine,
St Mildreth, and to all the saints. 4

ATHANAS1US, Saint, Archbishop of Alexandria.
Opuscula. A manuscript on vellum, of
Cent. xv. Written on 130 leaves, with red
titles, and having the first page and the initial
letters illuminated. It contains the following
pieces. 1. Contra Gentiles per Ambrosium Mo-
iiachumFlorentinum in Latinum traductus. 4
[Printed in vol. i., pt. 1, p. 1 of the Benedic-



tine edition of the works of Athanasius, Pa-
tavii, 1777, 3 vol. fol.]

2. De incarnatione Verbi, ej usque ad noa
per corpus adventu. [Opp. vol. i., pt. 1,
p. 38.]

3. De unita trinitate Deitatis.

4. De Propriis Personis et unito nomine Dei-
tatis.

5. De assumptione hominis contra Mascellio-
nem hereticum pessimum.

6. De singulis nominibus contra novellam he-
resim cuiusdam Patentini Urbici.

7. De una et sempiterna substantia Trinitatis.

8. De beatitudine Filii et de prescriptione
secte pessime.

9. De professione regule catholice cum incre-
patione heretice.

10. De Unitate divine substantie.

[The preceding eight pieces belong to one
work. Nos. 3 to 9 are printed in vol. ii.,
pp. 632, et seqq.]

11. De Spiritu Sancto. [Printed in vol. i.,
pt. 2, p. 773.]

12. Professio arriana et confessio catholica.
[Printed in vol. ii. , p. 554.]






MANlsrmi'TS



13. Fides beati Athanasii. [ Print <.-d in vul.
ii., p. 558.]

At (JUSTLNUS (AtKKi.irs), S,i;,,t, /;;*/./> of
Jli/>j><i. Meditationes xxv. excitant
mam ad foiitcinplandum Dcum. A manuscript
on vellum, of Cent. xiv. It consists of tliir-
u-i-n leaves, and is written in a Gothic charac-
ter, with red titk-s, illuminated capitals, and
having the meditations numbered. They are
not printed in the Benedictine edition of Axi-
gnstine's works. 4

Meditationes. A manuscript on vellum, of
Cent. xiv. It is written in Gothic characters,
and contains twenty six leaves. It consists of
chap, i.-viii. printed in the Benedictine edi-
tion of Augustine's works, torn, vi., p. 587.
At the end of chap, iv., a piece, occupying
three pages, is introduced, commencing, O
< piain iiiagna, Domine Dens. Then follow cap.
v., vi., vii., viii. The remainder of the MS.
consists of seventeen leaves, beginning Quid
te est, and is not to be found in the printed
edition. 4

Soliloquium. A manuscript on vellum, of
Cent, xiv., written on 55 leaves, and -in a
small Gothic character. The capitals are in
red and blue, and the first initial is in gold
and colours. It is divided into 37 sections,
and commences thus : Incipit liber soliloqui-
orum beate Aurelii Augustini aninise ad Deum
de ineffabili. It has been frequently printed.

12

AUGUSTINUS ET HIERONYMUS. Epistolse
et alia opuscula. A manuscript on vellum, of
the 15th Cent., written on 73 leaves, in a
small round hand. The titles are in red, and
some of the initials are illuminated. There
are ten Epistles ; five by Jerome, and five by
Augustine. The order in which they stand
varies from that followed in the Benedictine
edition of the works of Augustine. They are
printed in vol. ii., and will be found under the
following numbers : 28, 40, 71, 75, 68, 73, 81,
67, 72, 39. 4

In addition to the foregoing Epistles, this
manuscript contains also he following :

1. Expositio litterarum Hebraicarum in Psal-
mo cxviii. [Printed in Hieron. opp. ii. , p.
708.]

2. Hieronymns ad Hidebiam Quaestiones xii.
[Opp. iv., p. 168.]

3. Vita Sancti Pauli Heremite edita a Beato
Hieronymo Presbitero. [Opp. iv., pt. ii. , p.
68.]

4. Vita Sancti Malchi captivi Monachi edita a
Beato Hieronymo. [Opp. iv., pt. ii., p. 90.]

5. Damasi Epistola ad Hieronymum. [Opp.
ii., p. 561.]

6. Epistola Hieronymi ad Damasum. [Opp.
ii., p. 562.]

7. Hieronymi Presbyteri in Expositione Evan-
gelii secundum Matthasum, inter cetera. [The
above is an exposition of Matt. chap. xxvi. v.
49 ; and is printed in Opp. iv. , p. 131. The
references to the works of Jerome are to the
Paris edition, 1693-1706. 5 vol. fol.]



8. Epintola Hicronymi :id Ilutinnm.
'.'. Alia rjusdrm ad run.l>-m.
10. Ex Ii!. ret ( Miiciomm Isidnri in regula can< -
Bioonun.

BAR( >N ( 1 1. .UKRT), D. D. , J'ntfeia,,, ' / in

.W.'/-vrA"/ "///.-f/e, Aberdeen. A quarto volnmu
containing the following:

1. Precatio D. II. Ii.

2. Oratio habita in Academia Regia Abredo-
nensi pro Doctoratu o-nsequendo.
Disputationes theologicw. l m *- De regula
fidei ]>rincipali. Tractatus quiiii.

2d- De visibili et ordinario conn. .vn-sianim

judice, deque ejus auctoritate, et obedientia

ei debita. Sectiones tredecim.

3- De monarchico suprematu <jnem

Apostolo Petro tribuunt adversarii. Tracta-

tus duo.

4 1 *- De Ecclesia in terris militante. Tracta-

tus quatuor.

Tractatus de antecedaneis seu dispositionibus

praeviis ad veram justificationem legalem : vero

discrimine vocationis et sanctificationis. Qua-

tiones quatuor.

BASILIUS MAGNUS, Saint, Archbishop of Ccesa-
rea. Regula. A manuscript on vellum, of
the 15th Cent., written in a large Gothic cha-
racter, and containing 14 leaves. It was trans-
lated into Latin by Rufinus, and has been
printed, under the title, Vita et Regula, et
Liber de institutis Monachorum. It has
also been translated into English under the
title, The holy love of heavenly wisdom ; the
Epistle of St Basil of a solitarie life. "With
different other tracts. At the end of the
" Regula," there is a prayer occupying two
leaves. 4

BONA VENTURA, Saint, General of the Or-l-
St Francis, afterwards Cardinal and Eish"/< <>f
A llano. Bonaventurfe Itinerarium. A manu-
script on vellum, of Cent. xv. It is written
in a large Gothic character, and the titles are
in red. It contains forty three leaves, and
has been printed. 4

ERSKINE (JOHN). Four Latin treatises. The
first on philosophy, dated January 8. 1682,
consisting of five parts. The second is en-
titled, Physices generalis, consists of three
parts, and was finished on May 22. 1682. The
third is entitled, Synopsis philosophise Cart. M-
anje, consists of three parts, and bears on two
places the date 1682. The fourth is entitled,
Tractatus geographicus, consists of four chap-
ters, and is without date. 8

GATHEUS (JACOBUS). Exercitationes ministe-
riales. Gratiniae. Anno Domini 1743. Ja-
nuarij 31 mo die. 8

Praelectiones in fidei articulos confessione
Westmonasteriensi comprehensos. Jacobo Ga-
theo scriptore. Gratinise Januarij l mo die
1744. Pars 1*. 8

Prselectionum in fidei articulos confessione
comprehensos, pars secunda. Scriptore Jacobo
Gatheo. Gratiniae Julij 8 VO die 1744. 8

Teutamen theologicnm, chronologicum, et his-
toricum. Scriptore Jacobo Gatheo. Singuli



MANUSCRIPTS.



937



Dominici Dies, recitandis quibusq ; disserta-
tionibus destinati, in apicibus, notantur. Gra-
tinite in Annandia. Januarij 29 no die Anno
Domini 175$. 4

HUGO, de Sancto Victare. De exercitatione te-
pide mentis in amorem Dei. Idem de obli-
vione prgeteritorum malorum et ira. Idem de
quinque statibus mutabilitatis. A manuscript
on vellum, of Cent. xiv. It is written in a
Gothic character, and contains eleven leaves.
The titles are in red, and the capitals are illu-
minated. 4

ORATIONES. A manuscript on vellum, of the
14th Cent., written on 28 leaves, in a small
Gothic character. It consists of a collection
of prayers, nineteen in number, by Thomas
Aquinas, St Ambrose, St Augustine, St Je-
rome, and others. Towards the end of the
MS. there is a piece in Latin verse, by St
Bernard, entitled, Forma vivendi ; Verba Jo-
sephi Hebrsei de Christo ; et Epistola Pilati.
On the last page there is a prayer of St Au-
gustine, written at a later date. The titles are



in red ; and the first initial is in gold and

colours. 12

[All the MSS. on vellum in the New College

Library were formerly in the possession of

the Duke of Sussex. They are fully described

in Pettigrew's Bibliotheca Sussexiana, from

which the account now given has been taken

in a form abridged, and altered so as to suit

the different editions of the printed works to

which reference is made.]

ROW (JOANNES), Professor of philosophy in the
university of Edinburgh. Physica sive tracta-
tus de corporibus. A doctissimo Domino
Joanne Row in Academia Edinburgena philo-
sophise professore dictata, conscripta autem a
Joanne Wright ejus sub ductu philosophise
operam navante, inchoataque mense Januario
anno Domini millesimo sexcentesimo nonage-
simo sexto. [2 partt.] 4

VITRINGA (CAMPEGIUS), Professor of divinity at
Franeker. Historia ecclesiastica. 4

[An unpublished work of Vitringa, beautifully
written, and evidently prepared for the press.]



ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS.



ABULGHAZI BHATAR KHAN. Shejeret '
Turki. The Tartar family-tree. The chro-
nicle or genealogical history of Abulghazi Bha-
tar Khan. 4

ALCORANUS ARABICE. Alcoran. The first
two pages are gilt and illuminated ; and each
page is inclosed within a gold border. 8

AMEER KHUSROO. The poems of Ameer
Khusroo, a native of Delhi. 8

ANUARI, or ANUERI. Divan-i-Anuari. A
volume containing a collection of poems. 8
[Anuari, one of the most celebrated poets of
Persia, was born in a village called Bedeneh,
and for the excellence of his poetry \vas sur-
named Solthan al Khorasan. He died A.H.
597.]

BHEEKUN PITHAMU. Rj Dharm, or rules
for the guidance of Princes. By Bheekun
Pithamu. Translated into Persian from the
Mahabhsirat. 8

CHRONICLES, BOOKS OF. The First and Se-
cond Book of Chronicles. 4
[Used by the Karaites. Written in the Turk-
ish language, and in the Hebrew character.
Two MSS. are annexed, in the same language
and character.]

DICTIONARY. Dictionary of Persian and Ara-
bic words, explained in Tartar, or Turkish.

4

FERAYIZ KETA'BL Ferayiz Ketdbi. Divine
precepts or laws in the Tartar dialect. The I
first part is wanting. Towards the end is a |
religious treatise ; also a Persian poem, and |
the story of Kuz and Fyka, in Tartar. 4

GOSPELS. A version of the first three Gospels,
as far as the middle of St Luke, in the Bash-
kir dialect, by a Bashkir Mula or Mulla, from
the Turkish edition of the New Testament,



printed in Paris in the year 1819.



GRUNTH. The Grunth. [The term Grunth
corresponds with that of Shastres, or holy writ-
ings of the Hindoos. There are two Grunths,
one containing the writings of Nanuck
Shah, (who lived about 300 years ago) and
those of the succeeding Gooroos or spiritual
guides ; the other containing the writings of
Gooroo Govind Singh (who lived about 200
years ago), and his contemporary saints. This
volume is a copy of the first of these. It was
compiled by one of the Gooroos named Ur-
joon. It is styled the Grunth of Gooroo Na-
nuck Shah, and contains the sacred books of
the Sikhs who are his followers.] 4

HAFEDH, or HAFEZ, or HAFIZ. Divan- i-
Hafedh. 8

[The word Divan, in one of its significations,
is employed to express a collection of differ-
ent pieces by the same author, whether in
prose or verse. Of these Divans of Hafedh
(whose proper name was Mohammed Scham-
seddin) there are five in the New College
library. They are all in 8.]
HAJI HOSEIN-ZAHRI. A treatise on the
science of music, by Haji Hosein-Zahri, of
Ispahan. 4 J

HASSAN BEN SOHAIL. Anu'ar Sohaili. The
lights, or stars of Canopus. 8

[The title of a work very celebrated through-
out the East, which Hassan Ben Sohail, Vi-
zir of Khalife Almamon, translated from Per-
sian into Arabic. Such is the reason of its
name ; for Sohail in Arabic signifies the Star
of Canopus. The work was originally writ-
ten in Indian, and bore first the name of the
Testament of Houschenk, ancient king of
Persia of the first dynasty, and that of Gia-
vidan Khird, i. e., the wisdom of all ages. It
was first translated from the Indian language

118






MANUSCRIPTS.



into that of the ancient Persians, by
vich, physician to King Cosroes, surnamed
Nouschirvan, whom the prince had sent to
India to recover the book. This translation
bore the Persian name of Humaioun Nameh,
the august book. Aboul Maali rendered tliis
translation into modern Persian : but his
work was revised and enriched by Houssain
Kaschefi, and has since borne the title of
Calilah u Damnah, as well as that which has
been made in the Turkish language, for the
Sultan Soliman. For it is a dialogue between
two animals, to which have been given these
two proper names. These animals are called
from the name of their species Schacal, and
we have nothing in this country which is
more like them than the fox, both in appear-
ance and instinct. The book is full of very
ingenious apologues, in which the morals and
politics of Orientals are entirely comprised.]
[Translated from the description of the book
given by M. D'Herbelot in his Bibliotheque
Orientale, torn, i., p. 231, ed. 1777.]
HAZRAT IMAM SATIRI SADEK. The Fa'il
Nameh of Hazrat Imam Safiri Sadek. 8

[A very celebrated book. The natives of In-
dia place the greatest confidence in its re-
sponses, always consulting it, before embark-
ing in any affair of great importance. It is
written in Persian.]

IBN BUKAR AHMUD. Traditions of Ibn
Bukar Ahmud. In Arabic. The first page
ornamented with gold and colours, and the
others with a border of gold. 4

ISHER. History of Isher in the island of Suma-
tra. In the Malay language, with many Ara-
bic words interspersed. 4
ISKENDI NAMI. Iskendi Nami. A history of
Alexander the Great in Tartar verse, with a
variety of other topics interspersed. The first
few leaves, and several others throughout the
book, are wanting. 4
JOSEPH. A Tartar historical poem concerning
Joseph and Zuleikha, the wife of Potiphar. 4
KAMRUP. The story of Kamrup in Persian.
The first two pages beautifully ornamented
with gold and colours. 8
KOJA TUKSYR JUVAN YASIM. Sayings of
Koja Tuksyr Juvan Yasim. Various poems
in Tartar. The first is entitled, God defend
us from the accursed. The second is a de-
scriptive eulogium upon his majesty the Sul-
tan of both worlds (i. e. Mohammed). The



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