Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 616 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Tuḥfah al-shāhīyah fī al-hayʼah by Quṭb al-Shīrāzī, Maḥmūd ibn Masʻūd, 1236 or 7-1310 or 11
Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 212
[UAM. 1022, revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ii d. 168 fols.


Origin: > 1449 [in lifetime of Ulugh Beg ]. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Addenda. Libri M.S. Compacti in quarto, no. 5].

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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