Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bruce 51 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Bruce Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Commentary on the Adab al-kātib of Ibn Qutaybah, ʻAbd Allāh ibn Muslim, 828-889? by Jawālīqī, Mawhūb ibn Aḥmad, 1073 or 4-1144

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 194 ff.


Origin: 1696 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of James Bruce of Kinnaird, d. 1794.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1843.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.


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