RAS Persian 164. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Sarw-i Azad by Bilgrāmī, Sayyid Ghulām ʻAlī Āzād, 1704-1786
First folio, recto: a) Presented to the Oriental Translation Comm by Sir A Malet b) Impression of small oblong rectangular seal of Muhammad Mu'azzam Khan dated A.H. 1178. Front flyleaf, recto. a) Note in Persian noting that the book is the possession of Ihtisham al-Daulah Bahadur Nasir al-Mulk Mistir Charls War Malit Firuz-Jang. b) In large script Sir Charls War Malit Barunit. c) impression of small oblong rectangular seal of ? dated 1175[?]. Final folio, verso, notes probably in Hindustani. Pasted on front cover: paper slip with correct title and author's name in Persian. An anthology with notices of Persian poets who wrote in or visited India and of poets writing in 'Hindi'. A continuation of the same author's Ma'athir al-Kiram Tarikh-i Bilgram. Headings and punctuation in red.
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Limp brown leather binding, presumably Indian with blind-stamped decoration.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented to the Oriental Translation Committee by Sir A. Malet. (The handwritten catalogue is wrong to note it as one of Sir John Malcolm's MSS.)