Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. A. Walker 68 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts A. Walker Collection


1 copy of Iskandarnāmah by Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 or 41-1202 or 3

First part only

Language(s): Persian


Ethé 610

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 248 ff.


Careless Nastaʻlīq


Origin: Aḥmadābād; 12th Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1136 AH; 1st September 1724 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Brigadier-General Alexander Walker, d. 1831.

Presented to the Bodleian Library by Sir William Walker in 1845.

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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