King's Pote 207 (King's College Library, King's College Cambridge)
Note concerning work: A treatise on prosody.
12 lines per page.
Ruled in double red with a blue outer. Rubrications in red. Catchwords.
F.1r: the seal of Polier (1181). A diagram with concentric circles appears not to have been completed.Notes concerning codex: The codex is made up of at least three treatises. About 3/4 of the way through there is a second heading, and on the next folio a second bismillah, and a few folios later there is a fourth heading.
Plain reddish brown leather, European style. Plain paper doublures. Decorations: The spine is embossed: "Prosody by Safi". Dimensions: 21.7 × 13.7 × 1.6 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 466.
Provenance and Acquisition
The "Pote Collection" arrived in England from India in 1790 and was divided between the Colleges of Eton and King's, Cambridge, with the first half alphabetically going to King's. Both halves of the collection are now housed in Cambridge University Library on permanent loan. Most if not all of the manuscripts had previously been owned by Colonel Antoine-Louis Henri Polier (1741–1795).
Gift of Edward Ephraim Pote (d.1832) in 1788.
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Funding of Cataloguing
King's College Cambridge