Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley 420 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Collection


1 work on the subject of Koran

A portion only, in Kufic writing on vellum, containing sūrahs 71-74 [with a lacuna (between ff. 6 and 7) from lxxii. 12 to lxxii. 18].

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 33-36

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 16 ff.


Origin: n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir William Ouseley, d. 1842.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1843.

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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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)

Funding of Cataloguing



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