Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Fraser 125 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Fraser Collection


1 copy of Jawāmiʻ al-ḥikāyāt wa-lawāmiʻ al-riwāyāt by ʻAwfī, Muḥammad, fl. 1228

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 731 ff.
Dimensions (leaf):



Clear and distinct Nastaʻlīq


Origin: 25th Rajab 1061 AH; 14th July 1651 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of James Fraser, d. 1754.

Purchased for the Radcliffe Library, Oxford from Fraser's widow.

The Radcliffe Library, Oxford.

Transferred to the Bodleian Library from the Radcliffe Library in May 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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