Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 404 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb al-Istighnāʼ fī al-farq wa-al-istithnāʼ by Nūr al-Dīn al-Bakrī* fl. end of 14th/beg. of 15th cent.

[Autograph.*]** 2 vols. [foliation continuous.]

*so Brock.; Rampur III (1968), pp. 408-9 (no. 2690) has Nūr al-Dīn ibn Qabīlah al-Bakrī

**fair copy by the author of his original draft of 1399

Language(s): Arabic


Supp. II Anhang, p. 957
[UAM. 250, with corrig. Nicoll p. 574, plus 4 folios (ff. i., 1-3) formerly MS. Marsh 49, ff. 1-4 [UAM. 263], and 93 folios (ff. 4-96) formerly MS. Arab. d. 26 [K 31]; now restored]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: i. d. 248 ff. [Incomplete.]


Origin: 1401 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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