Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 1 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 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

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

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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