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Printed books in Iranian languages

Collection Details

Printed books in Iranian languages held at Cambridge University Library [Institution record]

Description of Collection

Content description

This class does not include printed books in modern Persian, but material in the other Iranian languages, i.e. Old and Middle Iranian, Old Persian, Avestan, Sogdian, Kurdish, Pashto, and Ossetic.

History and development

(see: 'Arabic, Persian and Turkish printed books')

Strengths

The collection includes a good number of Pahlavi texts.

General arrangement and access regulations

By language and by subject.

Subjects of the Collection

Regions of Asia

Central Asia and the Caucasus, Near & Middle East and North Africa.

Languages of material

Iranian (Other), Kurdish, Pahlavi, Persian, Old (ca.600-400 B.C.), Pushto.

Subjects

History, Language, Literature, Religion.

Collection Material and Size of Collection

Material Types

Books.

Total size of collection

ca. 3000 volumes

Collection Management Information

The collection is being actively developed, and the average intake has stayed the same.

Annual intake

200 volumes

Content date range

0 to 0 AD

Collection Catalogue Information

Catalogue

For more recent publications, readers may use the OPAC of Cambridge University Library. For other material, and most books printed before 1979, readers must refer to the guardbook catalogue in the library.

Catalogue transliteration schemes

Library of Congress (LC) or other schemes.

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