Eton Pote 329 (Eton College Library, Eton College)
Colophon details: Date: Undated Scribe: Anonymous.
Note concerning manuscript: Begins with 5 pages describing the contents.
Note concerning work: In fact the Kulliyat is not an abridgment but is simply book 1 of his Qanun. See also work_3291 and others which seem to be a commentary upon this.
25 lines per page.
Not ruled. Rubrications in red. Catchwords.
Black coarse-grained leather with frame painted in gold, Indian style. Red leather doublures with frame painted in gold. Condition: The upper board is detached. Dimensions: 23 × 14 × 1.7 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 902.
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 second half alphabetically going to Eton. 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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