Notes on contemporary Egypt, Islam, and miscellaneous subjects, c.1827
Volume, c.1827, containing notes on contemporary Egypt, Islam, and miscellaneous subjects (in English and Arabic), occasional sketches, and Turkish and Arabic vocabulary, with:
- (fols. 5-41) draft headed 'Letter to Sir W Gell' (probably an early version of Materia Hieroglyphica)
- (fols. 44-5) Arabic songs in Roman transliteration
- fol. 69v) extracts in Latin from ancient authors.
(fols. 46-57) blank
- Creation: c.1827
Language of Materials
MS. Wilkinson dep. e. 36
'Cairo Jimma c;' (W); F 12 (interim).
For loose notes found in this volume, see MS. Wilkinson dep. b. 5, fol. 29.
Binding: decorated paper over boards and as endpapers.