Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 273 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Burckhardt papers: A volume of 184 pages containing letters, extracts from manuscripts, fermans and other official papers in Arabic that belonged to Louis Burckhardt. There are in all 45 pieces and 4 drawnings.

Language(s): Arabic

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Physical Description

Form: codex
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History

Origin: 13th/19th century AH; Gregorian CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of J.L. Burckhardt (1784-1817) in 1819.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.

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


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