RAS Persian 243a. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Yusuf u Zulaikha by Anon.
The number 243a comes from a handwritten note in the Library copy of Codrington. Four folios at the beginning and six at the end are written in a different hand. The colophon of the last of these states that they were written in London by Ghulam Haidar, of Chandannagar Frasdhanagar (?) in Bengal. Second front flyleaf, recto: Presented by Colonel J S Harriot to the Royal Asiatic Society. Authorship frequently, but incorrectly attributed to Firdausi.
17 lines to the page in double columns
Brown leather English binding with tooling and blind tooling.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by Colonel John Staples Harriott.