Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 254 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of The Lewis scrap-book, a volumen containing different specimens of calligraphies in different languages

Physical Description

Form: other
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Origin: 11th century AH; 17th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated by G. Lewis (d. 1729) in 1727.

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 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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