RAS Persian 190 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
Folio one, recto: a) This book was bought at Serungaputtun in July 1799 by David Price b) Note of ownership of Muhammad 'Ali c) Record of a sum of rupees. d) Note of purchase for ten rupees from Miyan Sahib on 2 Rajab 1211 (1 January 1797). front flyleaf, recto: note of valuation (of the book) 'as a gift' at 12 rupees. Back flyleaf verso: Signature of David Price in pencil, the rest of the page filled with the initials D P in pencil. This is the common later version of the work. The Akhlaq-i Nasiri is followed by a short vocabulary of Arabic words defined in Persian, written by the same scribe. Headings and punctuation in red.
Brown leather Indian binding with parcel-gilt stamped cartouches. In poor condition.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequest of Major David Price.