RAS Persian 350 (1) (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Munājāt by Anṣārī al-Harawī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn Muḥammad, 1006-1089
Bound with Codrington/Reade No 350 (2). F1a: a) Large round seal of Ayyub khanahzad of Muhammad Shah, dated A.H. 1132 (1719-20), regnal year one. Standing next to title written in bold naskh. b) Note evidently referring to eighteenth-century restorantion mentioning 44 folios including ? written ones. There is a similar note on the verso of the last folio of No 350 (2). c) Signature of David Price. Text is a prayer. The text areas of the folios of the sixteenth-century manuscript have been remounted on blue paper decorated with ruled borders and partly sprinkled with silver. The panel of illumination above the beginning of the text is probably from the original.
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Nasta'liq. Sultan Bayazid
Brown leather Indian binding with flap and stamped and painted decoration. The front cover detached, the flap loose.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequeathed by Major David Price.