Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Sale 65 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 350
Dimensions (leaf): 28.3 × 16.2 cm.


Single column of 23 lines per page.


Script: Nasta‘līq. Scribe: اسماعیل بن سلیمان İsmā‘īl bin Süleymān.


Origin: Early February 1693 CE; late Cemāẕī'ülevvel 1104 AH. Place of origin unknown.

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: Beeston, A. F. L. (Alfred Felix Landon); Ethé, Hermann, 1844-1917.; Sachau, Eduard, 1845-1930; Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford; at the Clarendon Press 1889-1953


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