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A collection of poems mostly by Sahab, but beginning with two qasidahs by Fath 'Ali Khan Kashi, known as Saba.

Main language: Persian.



Chira ghamgin nabashad dil chira khurram nagrdad jan


  • For a notice on Sahab see Rieu, ii, p. 722; Suppt., p. 285.
  • For Saba, see Ethe, No 901.
  • Persian sources should be checked.
  • For the provenance see Donations Register for November 2 1844.


F1a: Copied as by the present Poet Laureate Fath Alee Khan Kaushee 1804 Charles Pasley Front flyleaf, recto, in pencil: Donated by Sir Charles Malcolm. Penultimate flyleaf, verso: Presented to the Royal Asiatic Socy by Sir Charles Malcolm Inside back cover: armorial bookplate of Charles Pasley. Ruled margins and dividing panels. Headings in red. Panel of illumination over beginning of text. The last part of the manuscript contains the story of Shaikh San'an and the Christian maiden from the Mantiq al-Tair of 'Attar.


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