I.O. Islamic 4587 (St. Pancras, British Library)
1 copy of Dīvān-i Makhfī
A transliteration and translation, with notes and index, of the complete poetical works of the Princess Zīb al-Nisāʼ "Makhfī", d. 1114/1703
This manuscript has the following title-page: "Divan-i Makhfi / or collected poems of the Princess Zebunnisa / daughter of the Emperor Aurangzeb, / transliterated into the Roman character with notes / and prose translations and a hundred English metrical / versions, a scheme of Persian metres and indices of / notable words and of persons and places mentioned in / the poems / by / P. Whalley M.A. / late Bengal Civil Service."
Lines varying; type written to fol. 904, remainder (index) in manuscript
Provenance and Acquisition
This Manuscript was received into the Library in 1918, and was until 1937 located as a printed book (306.32.E.19)
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