Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 3147 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Physical Description

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Muḥammad Ḥusayn Tabrīzī محمد حسين تبريزی The scribe seems to be the celebrated caligraphist who bore the title Mustawfī al-Mamālik , who was for a time prime minister to Shāh Ismaʻīl II.


Origin: undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Quaritch in 1894.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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    Other copies: Add. 3148.

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