Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 616 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



1 copy of Kitāb al-Yamanī by ʿUtbī, Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Jabbār, -1035 or 1036

Contains the last part of the second volume only.

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 875
GAL I 314;I 547-8

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ii + 72 ff. + ii
Dimensions (leaf): 19.0 × 13.0 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation: Near-contemporary(?) foliation in black ink with eastern Arabic numerals ('176-261'), upper left recto.
Foliation: Modern foliation in pencil ('1-75'), upper left recto including front fly leaves as ff. 1-2.


15 lines per page



Binding missing, modern paper flyleaves.


Origin: Dated Tuesday 19th Rabīʿ I 672 AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on H. L. Gottschalk et al.: Islamic Arabic Manuscripts. Catalogue of the Mingana Collection of Manuscripts. Vol. IV. Revised edition edited by Derek Hopwood. Birmingham: Selly Oak Colleges, 1985, with additional enhancements.


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Funding of Cataloguing

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