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Mustafa Ali, 1562, 1563

MS. Laud Or. 212

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Another complete edition of 'Alî's hundred wise sayings.


  • Creation: 1562, 1563


13 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Turkish
  • Arabic


MS. Laud Or. 212


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 90’, 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

Custodial History

In 1697 this was temporarily missing, and a blank volume occupied its place; see original and cancel leaves of pp. 47-8 of the Old Catalogue. Manuscript 2152 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

Beautiful frontispiece, coloured ground and margin, small illuminations throughout


9 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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