Catalogue of Arabic Papyri in The John Rylands Library Manchester.

MARGOLIOUTH, David Samuel.

Book ID: 28322


4to. xix, [2], 241 pp., 40 plates hors text, English and Arabic text, contemporary cloth, lightly soiled and rubbed round edges, title gilt on spine, hinges weak, book plate of John Ryland Library verso front cover, index, The Manchester University Library, Manchester, first edition, 1933.


David Samuel Margoliouth (1858-1940), was an English Orientalist. He was briefly active as a priest in the Church of England. He was Laudian Professor of Arabic at the University of Oxford from 1889 to 1937.
The John Rylands Library in Manchester holds a collection of 800 papyri derived from the Crawford Collection and consists of private letters, tradesmen’s and household accounts, among other records. Most of the dated papyri date to the 3rd/9th century.

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