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Poetry, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

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MS. Laud Or. 185

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A rough sort of album, filled with scattered Persian poetry; at the end some Turkish ghazals by Bâkî. Written by manu different hands in careless Nasta'lîk.

Dates

  • Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

Extent

85 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Or. 185

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 39’, see Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, p. 14

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 338

For a full descriptions in English, see:Beeston, A. F. L, H. Ethé and E. Sachau, Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (3 vols., Oxford, 1889-1953), no. 1227

Custodial History

Manuscript 1723 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Dimensions

6 1/2 in. by 3 3/8 in.

Repository Details

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