Persian MS 982 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)
Written in clear black nasta‘līq with subheaders in red by ‘Abdul Raḥmān Ṣadīqī.
Provenance and Acquisition
Subsequently acquired by Manchester merchant and scholar Samuel Robinson (1794–1884) of Wilmslow, the author of Persian Poetry for English Readers (1883), who donated it to Owens College (the original institution that evolved into the of The University of Manchester today).
Transferred to the John Rylands Library in 1972 after it merged with the University of Manchester.
Bibliographical description derived from Siavash Rafiee-Rad, 'Persian Manuscripts in Samuel Robinson’s Collection in The John Rylands Library' (2017).
Manuscript description by Jake Benson in 2022 with reference to the volume in hand.-->
Funding of Cataloguing
The John Rylands Research Institute