RAS Persian 187. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Aḥlāq-i Muḥsinī by Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ, d. 1504 or 5
In margin by colophon note of ownership dated 8 Safar 1073 (23 September 1662), the name of the owner defaced, next to the impression of a round seal, defaced. Four folios following the text contain an assortment of notes, including a horoscope, a vocabulary of Turkish numerals and a composition mentioning the Amir al-Umara 'Ali Mardan Khan. Headings and punctuation in red.
15 lines on a page
The new front flyleaves have pasted to them two magic squares, and other bits, no doubt associated with the old binding. Blue cloth English binding, with title etc tooled on spine.
Provenance and Acquisition
Provenance uncertain. No evidence on the MS. The colophon states the MS was the property of Firuz son of' 'Abd al-Shakur (a line cut out) of Sialkot.