Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Sale 85 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Sale Collection


1 copy of Pentateuch and Joshua

In the Arabic translation of the Walton Polyglot

ff. 1-20 and 288-290 supplied by a later hand. f. ii contains notes of sale

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, pp. 101-09
[EA 142]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 290 ff.


Origin: 1257 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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