RAS Persian 126. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Pādishāh′nāmah by Amīnā Qazvīnī, Muḥammad Amīn ibn Abū al-Ḥasan
In the colophon given the title Shahjahan-namah and attributed wrongly to Mulla Hamid Naguri. First folio, recto: signature of L?O? Knox. First front flyleaf, recto, and final flyleaf, verso: impressions of small rectangular seal of Thakur Parshad dated 1224 and 13. Inside back cover, upside down: paper slip: Lieut. Col. Briggs. A history of the first ten years of Shah Jahan's reign. Scribe may be 'Awad 'Ali Khan. Illuminated initial opening. Ruled margins. Red headings and punctuation.
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Nasta'liq. 'Awad 'Ali Khan
Good quality brown and red leather Oriental binding with stamped decoration. Now upside down, the spine apparently repaired.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by General Briggs.