size: 2 volumes / , 376 and , 430 fol.;
printed surface: 145×260 mm;
page: 220×230 mm;
This work is the Turkish version by Mustafa Mehmed el-Vânî (died 1592) of the medieval Arab dictionary made by Ismācīl ibn Ḥammād al-Ğawharī (died ca. 1003) and known as Mucğam al-Ṣiḥāḥ. It was published in two volumes, the first of which includes the Sultan’s decree permitting the working of the press, this time signed by cOsmân III (1754-1757).
The Oriental Collection preserves the second edition of the work,
published in 1756 [MTAK shelfmark:
743.394], from the bequest of Ármin Vámbéry.