Delhi Persian 1378 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
1 copy of a work by Ẓuhūrī
Fragment from an untitled collection of lyrics or ghazalīyāt in alphabetic order (up until the letter shīn) by the poet Nūr al-Dīn Muḥammad Turshīzī Khurāsānī takhalluṣ Ẓuhūrī (d. 1025/1616), who emigrated to India and found patronage at the court of Ibrāhīm II ʿĀdil Khān/ʿĀdil Shāh at Bījāpūr.
Defective at end.
Not dated at end. Datable to the early nineteenth century.
Later replacement leaves ff. 1-2, 52.
Damaged binging (printed decorative paper over delaminating paste board with brown leather spine and corners); labels.
Folios mostly unbound; stains, wormholes, cropped.
Provenance and Acquisition
Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876
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