Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 43255 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of al-Jāmiʿ al-Ṣaḥīḥ by Bukhārī, Muḥammad ibn Ismāʿīl, 810-870

First part as far as Kitāb al-iʻtiqād

Incipit: باب كيف كان بدؤ الوحي الى رسول الله
Colophon: تم مجلد الاول ...وذلک فی عشرین شهر شوال المبارک سنه تسع واربعین وثمان مایه

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 240 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 27.5 × 17.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 21.5 × 13.5 cm.



Clear vocalised naskhi hand


Origin: 849 AH; 1446 CE

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Adam Gacek : Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1981".


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