Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 15665 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Tuti'namah

Contents

1 copy of Ṭūṭī′nāmah by Nakhshabī, Z̤iyāʼ al-Dīn, d. 1350

The collection of prose tales of Indian origin, in the famous version completed in 730/1330 by Z̤iyā’ al-Dīn Nakhshabī..

Other contents: title, f. 1r; notes in margin, partly cut off, for example on f. 42v and 208r.

Language(s): Persian
Filiation:

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Thin beige paper.
Extent: 220 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 216 × 130 mm.
Dimensions (written): 178 × 94 mm.

Layout

Hand(s)

Nastaʿlīq.

Decoration

Headings, rubrics and verse markers in red. Text frames: red, red, blue.

Additions:

Binding

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History

Origin: Muḥarram 1202 (October - November 1792) AH ; India

Provenance and Acquisition

2000-10-12

Acquired from Christies sale, 12 Oct. 2000, one of 10 items forming lot 223.

Record Sources

Based on unpublished description in M.I. Waley, Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts acquired 2000-2014.

Bibliography

Funding of Cataloguing

BL


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