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Poetry, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Laud Or. 181

  • Request

The ball and the bat, a mystical mathnawî by Mahmûd bin'Uthmân bin 'Alî.


  • Creation: Date not recorded at time of cataloguing


66 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Persian


MS. Laud Or. 181


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘B 3’, 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

Manuscript 2342 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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