King's Pote 248(3) (King's College Library, King's College Cambridge)
Note concerning work: This commentary is likely that known as al-Mughnī.
21 lines per page.
Not ruled. Red rubrications. Catchwords.
F.1r: purchased in late Dhū al-Qaʿdah 1196.
Signs of collation.
Red and white striped cloth, Indian style, with an envelope flap. Same cloth on doublures. Condition: The spine is disintegrating and separating from the textblock. Dimensions: 27.5 × 16.5 × 3.8 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 604.
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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