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Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

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The rich collections of manuscripts bear witness to the linguistic, religious and cultural diversity of what commonly features as the Islamic world. The combined holdings of the contributing Libraries of the UK are of considerable intellectual and cultural significance. All participating libraries have been selectively collecting manuscripts from all subject areas, and of various geographical origins, dating from the 7th to the 19th century CE.

FIHRIST is a free on-line catalogue for manuscript descriptions. FIHRIST is not a digital Library.

If a digital copy of a works exists on-line, a link is provided and maintained by the institution holding the manuscript. To request digital copies, or contact the institution directly, you may use the field Comment on this record at the bottom of every description.

– taken from the Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World website

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