Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. D'Orville 542 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts D'Orville Collection


1 copy of Ghurar al-siyar by Thaʻālibī, ʻAbd al-Malik ibn Muḥammad, 961 or 2-1037 or 8

[one vol. only, covering 74-158 A. H.]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 342
[formerly DʼOrv. [??]X. 2. infr. 2. 41] [NAM. 130 with corrig. Nicoll p. 520]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 201 ff.


Origin: 17th cent.? [various hands]. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacques Philippe D'Orville, d. 1751.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1804.

Record Sources

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


Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

Funding of Cataloguing



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