Persian MS 972 (The John Rylands Research Institute and Library, The University of Manchester)
Written in clear black nasta‘līq with red subheaders.
- Folio 2a bears a partially trimmed note by a former owner:
‘الملک القابص الباب هو’
Quarter bound in brown goatskin leather with 'antique spot' patterned marbled paper sides.
27 × 165 × mm.
Binding in good condition.
Provenance and Acquisition
Unknown. Probably transferred from the University of Manchester Library to the John Rylands Library after the institutions merged in 1972.
Bibliographical description derived from Siavash Rafiee-Rad, 'Persian Manuscripts in Samuel Robinson’s Collection in The John Rylands Library' (2017).
Record created and manuscript description amended and enhanced by Jake Benson in 2022 with reference to the volume in hand.
Funding of Cataloguing
The John Rylands Research Institute and Library
The Soudavar Memorial Foundation