Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arch. Seld. A. 43 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Selden Collection


1 copy of al-Akhtarī by Akhtarī, Muṣṭafá ibn Aḥmad, d. 1560 or 61

An Arabic-Turkish dictionary, composed 1545

Language(s): Arabic, Turkish


GAL II 423
UAM 1058, superseded by Ethé 2220

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 331 ff.


Origin: n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of John Selden.

Presented to the Bodleian Library by Selden's estate in 1659.

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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