Delhi Persian 571 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
1 copy of Ātish'kadah by Āz̲ar
Taz̲kirah assembling selections from poetic works and biographies of ancient and modern poets organised by various criteria (ethnicity, profession, region, and country, for example), written by Luṭf ʿAlī ibn Āqā Khān takhalluṣ Āz̲ar (d. 1195/1780).
Dated colophon: completed by Gajpat Singh Khatrī, resident of Shāhjahānābād, for munshīʾ ṣāḥib Khvājah Zayn al-ʿĀbidīn Khān Ṣāḥib, Wednesday, 5 Shaʿbān in RY 17 on Emperor Muḥammad Akbar Shāh II, 1239/5 April 1824.
Folios torn and unbound.
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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