King's Pote 256(1) (King's College Library, King's College Cambridge)
Colophon further notes: There is also an internal colophon: 30 Rabīʿ I 1021, Burhanpur.
Note concerning manuscript: Begins with 3 ruled folios containing a table of contents. Ends with 3 folios containing a glossary.
13 lines per page.
Ruled in black-outlined gold throughout. Rubrications in red. Catchwords.
The folio prior to a table of contents: two erased seals and two notes. F.1r: two erased seals. The manuscript contains marginal notes.
Scrap paper binding with a leather border and spine. Plain paper doublures. Dimensions: 20 × 11.7 × 2.2 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 591.
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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