Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 278 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 8 works by 7 authors on the subjects of Folk literature, Egypt, Love poetry, Mathematics, Cartography, and Pyramids

Physical Description

Form: codex
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History

Origin: undated 1159 AH; 1746 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

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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