Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 749 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Collection of epistles addressed to contemporary rulers and officials by Khwārizmī, Muḥammad ibn al-ʻAbbās

Physical Description

Form: codex
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Origin: 1048 AH; 1638 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Reverand Professor H.G. Williams (d. 1870) in 1870.

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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