Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 840 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Maqālāt al-jawharīyah ʻalá maqamāt al-ḥarīrīyah by Ibn Ilyās, Khayr al-Dīn ibn Tāj al-Dīn, 1675 or 6-1715

Physical Description


Origin: 1172 AH; 1758 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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    The first volume bears the classmark Qq. 55.

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