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Persian MS 918

1202 A.H. (Hijri-qamari)

Biography of 842 poets, compiled in 1760 AD .

Physical Description

Extent: ff.i + 224 + i

WidthHeight
Leaf (mm)205310

Acquisition

Purchased by Mrs Enriqueta Rylands, on behalf of the John Rylands Library, in 1901 AD from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford .

Script

Copied in a Nasta’liq hand tending towards Shikasta, in black ink. Arabic text written in a pseudo-Naskh. Red ink used to mark headings.

Binding

Original binding of lacquer on pasteboard. Floral design.

Location

Collection: Persian Manuscripts

Collection: Catalogue 1892

Source

Bibliographical description based on an index created by Reza Navabpour circa 1993. Identification of provenance based on manuscript catalogue by Michael Kerney, circa 1890s. Revised and expanded by James White with reference to the manuscript 2017.

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