Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Sale 48, 49 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Sale Collection


1 copy of Wafayāt al-aʻyān wa-anbāʼ abnāʼ al-zamān by Ibn Khallikān, 1211-1282

2 vols.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 327
[EA 20]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 287; 350 ff.


Origin: 1642 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of George Sale, d. 1736.

Acquired by Thomas Hunt in 1760.

The Radcliffe Library.

Acquired by the Bodleian Library in 1872.

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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