MS. Pococke 142 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)
Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection
3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Secretaries, Correspondence, and Islamic law
An extended version of al-Taʻrīf bil-muṣṭalaḥ al-sharīf of Ibn Faḍl Allāh al-ʻUmarī, Aḥmad ibn Yaḥyá, 1301-1349 bringing it to 778 A. H.
Lacking a folio or two at beginning
*For conjectures as to the authorship see Brock.
Provenance and Acquisition
The collections of Edward Pococke, d. 1691.
Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1692.
Funding of Cataloguing