Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 461 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Universal history, Prophets, and Muḥammad

1. ff. 1-102r

Part 2 only

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 350
[UAM. 833 (1)]
2. ff. 102v-119

?= Kitāb Khayr al-bishār bi-khayr al-bashar *, or the abridgment of it Mukhtaṣar fī khabar sayyid al-bashar

*lith. Cairo 1280/1863

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 352
[UAM. 833 (2)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
102 ff. 18 ff.


Origin: 1499 CE 1499 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The Library of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh, d. 1713.

The Marsh bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1714.

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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