Eton Pote 392 (Eton College Library, Eton College)
Note concerning author: The anonymous compiler is the grandson of the author.
Colophon further notes: F.72v.
Note concerning manuscript: 3 folios of notes at the end.
15 lines per page.
Not ruled. Rubrications in red.
Flyleaf: 2 erased seals and numerous notes. Many marginal notes throughout. Some interlinear Persian translations supplied in another hand. F.72v: 2 erased seals (one: Muḥyī al-dīn).
Signs of collation.
Tan suede, European style. Water-marked paper doublures (C. Taylor). Dimensions: 24.2 × 17 × 1.7 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 991.
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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