Or 16189 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
Jam‘ al-ḥikāyāt, nineteen folk tales
Untitled collection of nineteen folk tales. Apparently the above title was inscribed on the binding when it was acquired by C.S. Mundy (MS.147). The contents include Bakhtiyārnāmah, the King and Seven Viziers. The codex comprises two originally separate manuscripts bound together. Portions are missing from both.
Second part dated 1188/1773.
Nastaʿlīq; that in the first half of the volume has elements of shikastah. 20 lines. 152 folios. 27 x 18 cm. Spine is detached. Half leather, marbled paper.
Purchased from A. Leverton
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