Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 282 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: Burckhardt papers: Sixteen of Burckhardt note-books containing translations, sketches of Arabic grammar, scientific, bibliographical and other notes and memoranda..

Physical Description

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

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of John Lewis 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.


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