Archive for the 'Turkish MSS' Category

Marifetname,[1220, i.e. 1806].معرفتنامه,[1220ه, 1806م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 826 Title: Marifetname,[1220, i.e. 1806].معرفتنامه,[1220ه, 1806م]. Author: Erzurumlu İbrâhim Hakkı,1703-1780?ارضروملى ابراهيم حقي. Place/Date of Production: [Erzurum?,1806]. Size: 366 leaves :paper ;305 x 200 (200 x 100) mm. Summary: Fine copy of the classical encyclopedic work by Erzurumlu (Erzurumî) İbrâhim Hakkı (d.1780) addressing topics chosen from geography, astronomy and the natural sciences, as […]

[Fetava-yı Ataullah nisf-i sani,1149, i.e. 1736].[فتاواى عطاء الله نصف ثانى,1149ه, 1736م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 69 Title: [Fetava-yı Ataullah nisf-i sani,1149, i.e. 1736].[فتاواى عطاء الله نصف ثانى,1149ه, 1736م]. Author: Minkarizade Yahya Efendi,1609 or 10-1678.منقارى زاده يحيى افندى. Place/Date of Production: [1736]. Size: 280 leaves :paper ;212 x 145 (137 x 78) mm. bound to 212 x 148 mm. Summary: Despite spine and edge titles, appears to be […]

[Hilye-yi şerif ...etc.,1129, i.e. 1716 or 1717].[حليۀ شريف ...الخ,1129ه، 1716 او 1717م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 1008 Title: [Hilye-yi şerif ...etc.,1129, i.e. 1716 or 1717].[حليۀ شريف ...الخ,1129ه، 1716 او 1717م]. Place/Date of Production: [1716 or 1717]. Size: 34 leaves :paper ;165 x 107 (103 x 55) mm. Summary: A fine specimen of Ottoman calligraphy comprising devotional material in Arabic and Turkish, opening with a Turkish elucidation of Sūrat […]

Kıssa-yi Ebülmihcen ve sair-i mucizat,[1140, i.e. 1727 or 1728].قصۀ ابو المحجن وسائر معجزات,[1140ه, 1727 او 1728م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 857 Title: Kıssa-yi Ebülmihcen ve sair-i mucizat,[1140, i.e. 1727 or 1728].قصۀ ابو المحجن وسائر معجزات,[1140ه, 1727 او 1728م]. Author: Unidentified-Can you help supply this information? Please comment! Place/Date of Production: [1727 or 1728]. Size: 76 leaves :paper ;210 x 165 (175 x 110) mm. Summary: Careful copy of a poetic rendering of […]

Takvimü’t-tevarih,[ca. 1080, i.e. 1669 or 1670 and 1267, i.e. 1850 or 1851].تقويم التوارخ,[ح. 1080ه، 1669 او 1670م و 1267ه ، 1850 او 1851م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 393 Title: Takvimü't-tevarih,[ca. 1080, i.e. 1669 or 1670 and 1267, i.e. 1850 or 1851].تقويم التوارخ,[ح. 1080ه، 1669 او 1670م و 1267ه ، 1850 او 1851م]. Place/Date of Production: [ca. 1669 or 70 and 1850 or 51]. Size: 126 leaves :paper ;300 x 210 (230 x 132) mm. Summary: Elegant composite copy of […]

[Divan-ı Atayi ve Divan-ı Nizâmî,17th century?].[ديوان عطايى وديوان نظامى,القرن 17م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 850 Title: [Divan-ı Atayi ve Divan-ı Nizâmî,17th century?].[ديوان عطايى وديوان نظامى,القرن 17م؟]. Author: ʻAṭā'ī, ʻAṭā Allāh ibn Yaḥyā,17th cent..عطاء الله بن يحيى المعروف بنوعى زاده Place/Date of Production: [16--?]. Size: 84 leaves :paper ;198 x 116 (126 x 63) mm. Summary: Elegant copy of the Turkish dīvāns of two Ottoman poets, Nevizade […]

Cild-i evvel-i Mekkî ez Tercüme-yi Maaricü’n-nübüvve fî’s-siyer,[early 19th century?].جلد اول مكى از ترجمۀ معارج النبوة في السير,[القرن 19م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 374 Title: Cild-i evvel-i Mekkî ez Tercüme-yi Maaricü'n-nübüvve fî's-siyer,[early 19th century?].جلد اول مكى از ترجمۀ معارج النبوة في السير,[القرن 19م؟]. Author: Muʻīn al-Dīn Farāhī,d. 1501 or 2.معين الدين فراهى. Place/Date of Production: [1800-1830?]. Size: 391 leaves :paper ;235 x 165 (165 x 85) mm. Summary: Elegant first volume (addressing Mecca, roughly the […]

[Calligraphic Specimen,early 19th century?].[مرقع حسن الخط,اوائل القرن 19م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 276 Title: [Calligraphic Specimen,early 19th century?].[مرقع حسن الخط,اوائل القرن 19م؟]. Place/Date of Production: [Istanbul?,1800-1843?]. Size: 12 panels :paper ;343 x 215 (200 x 113) mm. Summary: Exquisite calligraphic specimen employing Jāmī's qaṣīdah on the basmalah for mürekkebât meșki exercises, executed by one of the students of Arabzade Mehmet Sadullah Efendi (d.1843). Other […]

[Kifayetü'l-vakit li-marifeti'd-dair ve fazle ve's-semt ve Teshilü'l-mikat fî ilmi'l-evkat,1232, i.e. 1816 or 1817].[كفاية الوقت لمعرفة الدائر وفضله والسمت وتسهيل الميقات فى علم الاوقات,1232ه, 1816 او 1817م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 829 Title: [Kifayetü'l-vakit li-marifeti'd-dair ve fazle ve's-semt ve Teshilü'l-mikat fî ilmi'l-evkat,1232, i.e. 1816 or 1817].[كفاية الوقت لمعرفة الدائر وفضله والسمت وتسهيل الميقات فى علم الاوقات,1232ه, 1816 او 1817م]. Author: Mustafa bin Ali,Muvakkit,d. 1571.مصطفى بن على,موقت. Place/Date of Production: [1816 or 1817]. Size: 56 leaves :paper ;177 x 127 (125 x 70) mm. […]

Tabaka-yi mülûk-u Osmaniyan,[between 1839-1861].طبقۀ ملوك عثمانيان،[ما بين 1839 و1861م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 391 Title: Tabaka-yi mülûk-u Osmaniyan,[between 1839-1861].طبقۀ ملوك عثمانيان،[ما بين 1839 و1861م]. Place/Date of Production: [1839-1861]. Size: 1 roll :paper ;2800 x 145-150 (136, 132) mm. Summary: Elegant silsilename of the Ottoman sultans through Abdülmecid I (r.1839-1861) in rotulus format (i.e. scroll opening vertically). Other Title(s): Tabaka-yı mülûk-u Osmaniyan Subject(s): Manuscripts, Turkish--Michigan--Ann Arbor.Turkey--History--Ottoman […]

[Calligraphic specimen,1195, i.e. 1780 or 1781].[مرقع حسن الخط,1195ه، 1780 او 1781م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 240 Title: [Calligraphic specimen,1195, i.e. 1780 or 1781].[مرقع حسن الخط,1195ه، 1780 او 1781م]. Place/Date of Production: [Istanbul?,1780 or 1781]. Size: 11 panels :paper ;170 x 245 (110 x 183) mm. Summary: Fine album of calligraphy (muraqqaʻ / murakkaa) in this case a meșk murakkaa or album of meșkler (exercises) employing first (in […]

[Hüsn-ü hat risalesi,ca. 1772].[حسن خط رساله سى,ح 1772م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 401 Title: [Hüsn-ü hat risalesi,ca. 1772].[حسن خط رساله سى,ح 1772م]. Author: Mehmet bin Tacettin,d. 1587.محمد بن تاج الدين. Place/Date of Production: [Istanbul?,ca. 1772]. Size: 28 leaves :paper ;222 x 160 (129 x 78) mm. Summary: Exquisite copy of a treatise on calligraphy attributed to Tacbeyzade [Taçbeyzade, Tacizade, Taczade] Mehmet bin Tacettin [Mehmed […]