Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 317 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Ṣubḥ al-aʻshá fī kitābat al-inshāʼ by Qalqashandī, Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī, 1355 or 6-1418

Volume 7

K 53 (see card for MS. Arab. d. 79, 79*, 80) seems to imply that MS. Arch. Seld. A. 17, 18 and MS. Marsh 317 are of the same copy

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 134
UAM. 390

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 209 ff.


Origin: 1484 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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