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Turkish tales, n.d. but probably 1508/1509

MS. Laud Or. 147

  • Request

The second volume or rather the second half of a collection of Turkish tales, entitled: 'The book of joy after distress' by an anonymous author or translator.


  • Creation: n.d. but probably 1508/1509


176 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Turkish


MS. Laud Or. 147


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘B 82’, 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 1732 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

13 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom