Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms32(o) (University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, University of St Andrews)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of ʻAjāyib al-makhlūqāt va gharāʼib al-mawjūdāt by Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, ca. 1203-1283

The Persian version of the cosmographical treatise by Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad Qazwīnī

Also contains part of 'Ain al-Haiyat by Muhammad Ibn Musa Kamal Ad-din Ad-damiri

Rubric: صد هزران صورت اندر قالب حسن و جمال ريختند اما ز تو مطبوع تر کم ريختند
Incipit: مقاله پنجم از جلد دوم از کتاب عجائب در بيان احوال حيوانات البرو البحر مشتمل است بر مقدمه و بيست و هشت باب
Final rubric: فصل در بيان احوال بحر هند
Explicit: بحر هند عظيم است
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 130ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 16.5 × 12 in.
Dimensions (written):




  • marginalia Marginal notes in
  • orthography
  • paper



Origin: 18-19th century CE

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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