Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Sale 70 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Sale Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Botany and Hadith

1. ff. 1-37

On fruit and fruit trees

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 495
[EA 191]
2. ff. 38r-144v
Author: Anonymous

Selections from an unknown collection of traditions

or are they selections from a Kanz al-durar?

MS. heading is Muntakhab kitāb Kanz al-durar

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Traditions
[EA 166]

Physical Description

Form: codex
37 ff. 107 ff.


Origin: n.d. n.d.

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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