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leather, apparently goat or sheep skin, in dark brown or maroon tones. MS . L -14029 from the Malaga Provincial Historical Archive is covered in vellum. This is a re-used document in a thick parchment. The external face is the yellowish hair side, but internally there are remains of a carbon ink script

In: Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

; many deserted and others had to walk home across Europe, supporting themselves by begging. 90 Spanish seamen marooned in Bristol for supposedly evading customs duties were forced to sell part of their cargo to buy food, while a Breton ship driven by a storm into the north Devon port of Ilfracombe was

In: Medieval Encounters

still have their original envelopes. The Kedah letter of 1824 was enclosed in an envelope of white cotton with the name of the addressee written directly on the envelope. The two letters from Aceh, dispatched a year apart, were sent in identical richly brocaded maroon silk envelopes, implying that the

In: Ottoman-Southeast Asian Relations (2 vols.)

tire of complaining about being stranded in a Jew and stranger-ridden country that keeps lumping them with 38 Negroes, Blacks and other such inferior types. Rushdie describes London as "a Crusoe-city, marooned on the island of its past, and trying, with the help of a Man-Friday underclass, to keep

In: Die Welt des Islams