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Mustafa Ali, 1562, 1563

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MS. Laud Or. 212

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

Dates

  • 1562, 1563

Extent

13 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Or. 212

Arrangement

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

Dimensions

9 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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