Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Sale 79 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Sale Collection


Summary of Contents: 6 works by Suyūṭī, 1445-1505 on the subjects of Islam, Millennium, Fingernails, Caliphs, Martyrdom, and Endowments

Physical Description

Form: codex
6 ff. 6 ff. 4 ff. 7 ff. 5 ff. 3 ff.


Origin: 1660 CE 1660 CE 1660 CE 1660 CE 1660 CE 1660 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.


Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

Funding of Cataloguing



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