Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 37 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts

Contents

A copy of Maqamāt al-Ḥarīrī, but does not contain the risālahs

Title: مقامات الحریری
Title: The Makamat (= Ornate Tales) of Hariri
Colophon:
Language(s): Arabic

References

Catalogue No. Arabic MS 684 [37]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 183 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 140 mm.

History

Origin: circa 1780 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 information compiled by Abdullah al-Rashidi from Alphonse Mingana, Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester University Press, 1934.

Availability

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.


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