Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Sale 53 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Sale Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Qalāʼid al-ʻiqyān fī maḥāsin al-aʻyān by Ibn Khāqān, al-Fatḥ ibn Muḥammad, d. 1134?

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 214 ff.


Origin: 1327 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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Funding of Cataloguing



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