RAS Persian 338. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Hazar u Yak Shab by Anon.
F1a: a) Signature of John Romer and description of this work as translated from the Arabic Arabian Nights and of Coderington/Reade No 339, the Mufarrih al-Qulub, which is bound with this. b) Stamp, the name and dated inked in: Presented by the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by J Romer Esq. 1 April 1837. F1b: Impressions of Persian seal of Jan Rumir Bahadur, dated 1238 (1822-3), and his Devanagiri seal dated A.D. 1804. A portion of the Thousand and One Nights. Translated from the Arabic. (In the colophon the scribe mentions it contains 31 stories from the Hazar u Yak Ruz, the Thousand and One Days. Bound with and before Codrington/Reade No 339. Red headings and punctuation.
13 lines to the page
Nasta'liq. Akbar 'Ali Munshi
Red leather Indian binding with blind-stamped and tooled decoration. The spine a replacement.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by John Romer.