RAS Persian 103A. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Muntakhab al-Lubāb by Khāfī Khān, Muḥammad Hāshim, ca. 1663-ca. 1731
The entry is handwritten in the Library's interleaved copy of Codrington. Title misread by Reade. An index of contents of 9ff precedes the text. On European paper, with watermarks: a) Crest-like device, inscribed around edge 'PRO BONO PUBLICO' with motto below UNIVERSAL FOOLSCAP. b) Diagonally on shield 'LESCHALLAS'; below1879. Vol III. History of the Deccan Sultanates Headings and punctuation in red.
15 lines on a page
Nasta'liq. Muhammad Samsam al-Din
Half-leather European-style binding, but with label inside front cover: Bound at Education Society's Press Byculla. (i.e. at Calcutta).
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