Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Sale 75 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Sale Collection


1 copy of Kitāb al-Shādī wa-al-shādin by Ibn al-Sharīf

ff. 1v-158r

A fanciful duologue on Muslim arts and sciences, dedicated to Najm al-Dīn Abū al-Muẓaffar Ayyūb ibn Nūr al-Dīn, who ascended the Egyptian throne A. H. 635 = A. D. 1237

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Belles Lettres
[EA 76]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 158 ff.


Origin: 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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