RAS Persian 330. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of ʻIyār-i dānish by Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak, 1551-1602
F1a: a) Signature of Jno Romer IMS? b) Stamp, the name filled in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by John Romer Esq Folio following text, verso: copy of a Persian letter. A reworking of the Kalilah wa Dimnah, on the basis of the versions of Nasrullah Munshi and Kashifi. Headings and punctuation in red.
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Brown leather binding with blind-stamped decoration, the spine replaced and tooled with title etc, including the wrong Nos: Codrington 331, for 330 and Morley MS Catalogue 223 (for the dubious 223a - see below).
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by John Romer.