Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 1 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of Nuzhat al-afrāḥ fī waṣf al-wujūh al-milāḥ by *Ṣurayḥī, ʻUthmān ibn Aḥmad, al-Fakhrī

ff. 3v-147v

A collection of riddles, anagrams, witticisms etc. in verse, with love-letters and odes

*If this is not merely the owner of the book: the MS. says

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Belles Lettres
UAM. 433, with corrig. Nicoll p. 581

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 145 ff. [lacking end]


Origin: n.d.

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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