Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 534 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of al-Maqālah al-Muḥibbīyah fī al-adwiyah by Ḥalabī*, ʻUthmān ibn Muḥammad, d. 1450

on the preservation of health, in 10 sections

* Title and author in H. Khal., acc. to Nicollʼs corrig., but text reads al-maqālat al-Muḥsinīyah fī ḥifẓ al-ṣiḥḥat al-badanīyah by Ibn Abī al-Ḥasan

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Medicine
[UAM. 612, with corrig. Nicoll p. 588]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 84 ff.


Origin: n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Medici M.S. in quarto &c., no. 4].

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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