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

MS. Laud Or. 147

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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.


  • n.d. but probably 1508/1509


176 Leaves


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