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An Arabic manuscript:

كتاب في علم الجبر
فان ديك، كرنيليوس

Van Dyck, Cornelius

The largest collection of the works of the founding fathers of the university that were deposited in the library belongs to Cornelius Van Dyck (MS:512:V24kA & etc.), and deals with various fields such astronomy, algebra and geometry. The illustrated treatises are contained in copybooks belonging to Francis Chamoun, a student at the American School in 'Abey between 1848-1851.

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