Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 326 (U.7.20)
Title: Kitab-i Insha
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Okji-Zade Nishanji Mehemmed Efendi, Kitab-i Insha.
Okji-Záde Nishánji Mehemmed Efendi's Models of Letters.
Remarks: A pencilled note by Mr. Gibb is inserted (loose) at the beginning: Inshá, Models of letters | by Oqji-zade Nishánji Mehemmed Efendi | in Diwáni hand | Turkish. E.J.W.G.
For another copy of this MS. see V.7.13, and Brit. Mus. Cat. p. 97a.
On the first fly-leaf (attached) in red crayon: Recd. Saturday Sepr. 16th 1757.
On the last verso is a carefully obliterated inscription: Carmina Orientalia (?) | aliquando Turcica, aliquando Persica, ex dono Reverendi | Viri Caroli Brent... | late (?) H.A.M.
Some arithmetical notations are appended, as in T.7.17.
[Formerly S.7.11; S.7.103]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7½ x 5, ff. 36, written in Diwáni hand, in single cols. of 11 lines, each 5½ x 3, rubrics.
Binding: Millboards, covered spattered calf, blind-tooled, red spattered edges
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. 499.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

annotator: Elias John Wilkinson Gibb 1857-1901
Translator of Ottoman Turkish poetry.
author: Oqji-Zade Nishanji Mehemmed Efendi
provenance: Charles Brent
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