Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 11 (The John Rylands Research Institute and Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts


An illuminated copy of the Burdah

Title: Al-Burdah
Title: البردة
Colophon: كتبه الفقير ... ابو البقاء الموسوى غفر له في شهور سنة ١٠٩٤
Language(s): Arabic


Catalogue no. Arabic MS 468 [11]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 18 folios




Origin: 1094 AH (1683 CE)

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly part of the collection of the Persian scholar Nathaniel Bland (1803-1865). Bland’s oriental manuscripts were sold through Bernard Quaritch in 1866 to Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.

Purchased by Enriqueta Rylands in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford, for the John Rylands Library.

Record Sources

Catalogue record based on Alphonse Mingana, Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1934).


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