Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Fraser 211 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Fraser Collection


1 copy or fragment of al-Qurʼān

ff. 33v-50r
Title: Qurʼān

fragments. f. 33v sūrah xxxvi, 1-9; ff. 34v-37v sūrah xxxii; ff. 37v-43v sūrah xxxvi; ff. 44r-47v sūrah lvi. Followed by a short prayer

ff. 31v-33r; 34r; 50v-63 (ult.) are blank (except that f. 60i vers contains the start of a letter addressed to one Capt. Holmes)

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 33-36

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 18 ff.


Origin: n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of James Fraser, d. 1754.

Purchased for the Radcliffe Library, Oxford from Fraser's widow.

The Radcliffe Library, Oxford.

Transferred to the Bodleian Library from the Radcliffe Library in May 1872.

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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