Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 149 (T.7.8)
Title: Kitab-i Insha
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Unknown Author, Kitab-i Insha.
Unknown Author's Treatise on Epistolary style.
Remarks: A pencilled note, by Mr. Gibb, is inserted loose at the beginning: A book on Insha [in Arabic characters]: INSHA, epistolary style: a page or two missing at the beginning: dated 938 A.H. In divani hand. Turkish. E.J.W.G.
On the verso of the first folio are ten impressions of a signet.
[Formerly S.7.15; S.7.107]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 x 5 5/8, ff. 35, originally ff. 36, written in divani hand, in single cols. of 10 lines, each 6 x 3 3/4, rubrics, first folio mutilated, edges at the beginning worn, now repaired and mounted.
Binding: Millboards, half-bound black morocco, blue paper sides, backboard with flap loose
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Turkish
Material Type: Treatise
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. 474.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247
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