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Letters, etc., c. 1591

Ms. Laud. Or. 50

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  1. (1338) Materials for the adornment of letters and other refined writings, October 1591 (fols. 191-215).
  2. (2406) A short mathnawi in imitation of a work of Jâmî's (fols. 126b-128a).
  3. (2409) A series of royal and official letters in Persian (fols. 140b-190b).
  4. (2415) Fragments of Inshâs and short prose-treatises (fols. 1-125, 129b-140a).


  • c. 1591


215 Leaves


Ms. Laud. Or. 50


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 57’, 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

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Custodial History

Manuscript 1726 acquired by the Bodleian Library


8 1/4 x 6 in.

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