Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 1723 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Quotations, Arabic literature, and Love poetry

2. ff. 165b-166a

Language(s): Arabic
3. ff. 166b-230b

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL, II, 32.335; GAS, 28.463 (?); in note: GII and SII

Physical Description

Form: other
Extent: 230 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 25 × 14,5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 13,3 × 9,2 cm.
Foliation: Modern foliation, plus pagination in blue ink throughout the first work

Layout

Hand(s)

Decoration

Rubrication in red ink

Binding

Original binding in brown leather decorated with carved frame and central lobe.

Condition

Bad condition

History

Origin: 1131 AH; 1719 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of E.G. Browne,1862-1926.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact Cambridge University Library Admissions). Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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