Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 14 (S.2.4)
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Unknown Author, Persian Glossary.
Unknown Author's Persian Glossary:
Begins: [Persian characters]
Remarks: The MS. is ruled in red in four equal vertical cols., the second and fourth being left blank for a commentary. It is complete, but is without title, author's name, or date.
[Formerly S.5.14; S.5.73]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 11 x 6, ff. 230, written in Nestalik, in double cols. of 25 lines, each 9 3/4 x 1 3/8.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, gilt-stamped in the centres and corners
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Persian
Material Type: Document
Archival History: Provenance: Joseph Letherland: with his manuscript autograph on flyleaf and manuscript note "Persic Dictionary ... Mr Fraser, a good Judge, calls it a very good one'; sold as Lot 3545 in the sale of Joseph Letherland's library, 1765. Purchased by William Hunter for £3.5.0 according to the British Library copy of the Letherland sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 6 (2).
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p 454.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

provenance: Joseph Letherland 1699-1764
Physician.
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