Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 1237 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Jawhar al-maṣūn fī ʿulūm kitāb Allah al-maknūn by Shaʻrānī, ʻAbd al-Wahhāb ibn Aḥmad, ca. 1493-1565 or 6

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: thick Oriental paper
Extent: 77 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 28 × 17.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 17 × 11 cm.


23 lines to a page, rubrication, chapter headngs in red.


Good schoar's naskh


Origin: 10th/16th century AH; Gregorian CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of E.G. Browne.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on. A. J. Arberry: A second supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts in the University and Colleges of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1952. ", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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