Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms22(o) (University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, University of St Andrews)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Arabic Letter by Sadwa al-Khazen

Apparently written by a Syrian Christian, perhaps a Maronite, to an unnamed recipient who may have been Edward Wortley Montagu (1713-76), English traveller. Small black seal mark and traces of red wax on outer cover.

الله تعالي غب وصولي يحضي يلتم انامل جناب افخر البيکاوات الکرام المحترم البيک المکرم دام بقاه بالخير

Incipit: (basmalla) البيک حفظه تعالي الي جناب حضرة افخر البيکاوات الکرام المحترم البيک المکرم
Explicit: 1771 م
Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 2ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 13 × 8.5 in.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:

Collation

Layout

Hand(s)

Naski

Additions:
  • marginalia Marginal notes in
  • orthography
  • paper

Binding

History

Origin: Shaban 1184 AH; 1771 A.D

Record Sources

Record based on Handlist held in University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, with additional enhancements by the Fihrist team

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