Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Elliott 248 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Elliott Collection


1 copy of Muntakhab al-tawārīkh by Badāʼūnī, ʻAbd al-Qādir ibn Mulūk Shāh, b. 1540

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 509 ff.


Nastaʻlīq, in different hands


Origin: 12th Rabīʻ II 1143 AH; 25th October 1730 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir Gore Ouseley.

The collections of John Bardoe Elliott.

Presented to the Bodleian Library by J.B. Elliott, in 1859.

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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