Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Turk. e. 42 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Arithmetic, Logic, and Arabic literature

1. ff. 41v-77v

Here referred to as Risālah fī al-ḥisāb; beginning differs from that of other copies

f. 78 is blank

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 415
2. ff. 79v-92v

ff. 93-101 are blank

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 466
3. ff. 102v-106v
Author: Anonymous

A short adab work

f. 102r contains note on differences between several words ff. 107, 108 are blank

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Belles Lettres

Physical Description

Form: codex
37 ff. 14 ff. 5 ff.


Origin: c. 1709 CE 1746 CE 1745 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

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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