Persian MS 1008 (The John Rylands Research Institute and Library, The University of Manchester)
For another three-volume set of this work held in the Rylands, see Persian MS 1004 to 1007. For another ornate prose redaction based upon this version by Abū al-Faz̤l's brother, the poet Fayz̤ī (d. 1595) in two volumes, see Persian MS 835 and 836.
Provenance and Acquisition
Previously held in the Chetham Library, Manchester.
Purchased in 1981 by the John Rylands Library, together with other oriental manuscripts for £2000 .
Manuscript description by Jake Benson in 2023 .
Funding of Cataloguing
The John Rylands Research Institute and Library
The Soudavar Memorial Foundation