- Walters Ms. W.661, Book on horses
- Aḥmed ʿAṭā Ṭayyārzāde, احمد عطا طيار زاده, and Şaker Muhammed
- Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928) and Arabic
- This is an illustrated Ottoman copy of a Turkish work on the training and care of warhorses (Tuḥfat ül-fārisīn fī aḥvāl-i ḫuyūl il-mucāhidīn) by Aḥmed ʿAṭā Ṭayyārzāde (d. 1294 AH / 1877 CE). The text was written in ruq`ah script by Şaker Muhammed in 1271 AH / 1854-5 CE. The main text is preceded by a detailed table of contents (fols. 1b-3a), and on fol. 3b it states that the work was dedicated to Sultan Abdülmecid (reg. 1255 AH / 1839 CE -- 1277 AH / 1861 CE). There are thirty illustrations of horses at the end of the manuscript.
For full description, see http://www.thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W661/description.html
- Walters Art Museum