RAS Persian 207a (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
Incomplete, the text ending abruptly in the entry on 'murdan'. F1a: a) Signature of David Price, dated 1800. b) Note recording presentation of the book by Hakim al-Mamalik Masih al-Dawlah Masih-i Zaman Khan Bahadur to an inferior, the nearby impression of whose seal has been obliterated. Headings and punctuation in red. A work on the interpretation of dreams. In sixteen chapters, chapter 16, a mostly alphabetical list of things that might be seen in dreams with their significance, occupies most of the book. Dedicated to the Sultan of Rum, 'Izz al-din Qilij Arslan (551-88/1156-92).
17 or 18 lines to the page
Nasta'liq and Shikastah.
Indian red leather binding with coloured stamped cartouches and borders. Back cover detached.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequeathed by Major David Price.