King's Pote 230 (King's College Library, King's College Cambridge)
Colophon further notes: The colophon mentions a date in 877 (date of composition).
17 lines per page.
Not ruled. Rubrications in red. Catchwords.
F.1r: an ownership note (dated 1161) followed by a seal (Muḥammad Amīn al-dīn, 1156). The margins are often filled with dense comments in various hands.
Signs of collation.
Light tan suede, European style. Plain paper doublures (watermarked). Dimensions: 25.2 × 15 × 3.2 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 608.
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