Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Fraser 15 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Fraser Collection


Summary of Contents: 3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Linguistics, Arabic language, Laudatory poetry, Didactic poetry, and Dictionaries
1. ff. 1-225r
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 288
[Ethé 1631 [i]]
2. ff. 225r-229v

With a commentary

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 112
[Ethé 1631 (latter part)]
3. fols. 230v-244v

Qitʻahs 1-9 only

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 193
[Ethé 1639]

Physical Description

Form: codex
225 ff. 5 ff. 15 ff.


Origin: 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of James Fraser, d. 1754.

Purchased for the Radcliffe Library, Oxford from Fraser's widow.

The Radcliffe Library, Oxford.

Transferred to the Bodleian Library from the Radcliffe Library in May 1872.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.


Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

Funding of Cataloguing



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