RAS Persian 131. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of ʻĀlamgīrnāmah by Muḥammad Kāz̤im ibn Muḥammad Amīn
Gatherings are numbered conspiciously in words and figures at the top left front corner of the initial folio. Towards the end two are bound upside down. First folio, recto: a) Notice of ownership? of Mihta? Shahbu Ram with mention of his father and other members of the family. b) Persian verses etc. Below end of text' Persian verses and scribblings. Second front flyleaf, recto: Presented to the Oriental Translation Commt by Sir A. Malet Bar[t] A History of Aurangzib from A.H. 1067 to the eleventh year of his reign. Headings and punctuation in red.
15 and 22 lines on a page
Nasta'liq, Shikastah Amiz and Shikastah. (Two or probably more hands)
Brown leather binding with tooled margins, probably European. Inserted blank leaves have clear chain lines.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by Sir A. Malet, Bart (not General Briggs).