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Call Number: MS Hunter 182 (T.8.14)
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: Inshá, Models of Letters - some among | the letters are by historical personages. | Turkish | E.J.W.G.
On the verso of the first folio in an early XVIII. Cent. hand: Livre de Mr. de Lacroix Petit | modele de lettres et de places en langue Turque. The first seventeen pages contain marginal and interlinear transliterations and (French) translations.
For Pétis De la Croix, see Nouveau Dictionnaire Historique, vii. 166.
[Formerly P.4.13; S.10.24; S.10.181]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4, ff. 55, written in Divani hand in single cols. of 9 lines, each 4 x 2, paged 1-107, p. 98 omitted.
Binding: Millboards, quarter-bound rough sheep-skin, stained green, the back smeared with black pigment
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. 485.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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provenance: Pétis de La Croix d. 1713
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