Urfî-i Shirazî, 963 - 999 [1556 - 1591]

Urfî-i Shirazî, 963 - 999 [1556 - 1591] Five Commentaries on Poems

Five Commentaries on Poems

Manuscript in Persian and Ottoman Turkish
16 + 6; 38 + 6; 16 + 3; 14; 21 pages
18.5 x 12 cm.


Order No.: MSS_115
Status: sold
Price: 3 000 € (excl. VAT)

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1st page: Handwritten ex libris of Hüseyin ibn Ahmet Ali Kuşîzade, grandson of the famous astronomer Alā' ad-Dīn ʿAlī ibn Muhammad al-Qūshjī, born 805 [1403] in Samarqand; died 878 [1474] in Istanbul), in the service of Sultan Mehmed II.

2nd page: Dibace (Introduction) with various marginal notes and seals.

1st commentary: written by Abdülkadir Ömer el Bağdadi, dated 1001 [1592] , 16 pp. [6 pages vacat]

2nd commentary: written by Abdülkadir Ömer el Bağdadi, dated 1001 [1592] , 38 pp. [6 pages vacat]

3rd commentary: written by Abdülkadir Ömer el Bağdadi, dated 1001 [1592] , 16 pages [3 pages vacat]

4th commentary: written by Abdülkadir Ömer el Bağdadi, dated 1001 [1592] , 14 pages on 16th century green China paper.

5th commentary by Sûdî Bosnevî on an unknown ghazel by Shirazî, dated 1005 [1596],
21 pages, deviating in page format from the rest of the manuscript, therefore folded during binding without loss of text.