Eton Pote 378 (Eton College Library, Eton College)
Note concerning author: Could the author be al-Tahawi?
Colophon details: Date: Undated Scribe: Anonymous.
Colophon further notes: A colophon gives the date in which the marginal notes were written: year 2.
14 lines per page.
Not ruled. Rubrications in red.
Numerous smudged seals.
Reddish leather with a pressure molded turanj and pendants, Indian style. Condition: Severe worm damage to the boards. The binding is very loose. Dimensions: 18.5 × 11.5 × 2.5 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 1028.
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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