CODRINGTON/READE NO 19. BOX 9. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
Part of Maqsad 1. Bound with Codrington/Reade No 51, which it precedes. Front flyleaf, recto: In pencil, title and catalogue numbers. Slip cut from Morley's printed catalogue pasted in, with description of No XXXVIII (Codrington/Reade No 51). Folio 1, recto: In ink: David Price; In Arabic script titles and notes of purchase. One recording purchase by Husain 'Ali, another purchase at Akbarabad. Labels on spine: leather: R.A.S, P. CAT. 38. Paper: Habib-es-Siyar Vol. 2.a.; now detached: Persian 49; 19. The same work as No 18, but incomplete, breaking off in the events of A.H. 5 (A.D. 626?). [Not year 4] Iluminated first page. Ruled margins on first 64 folios. Rubricated headings, Arabic quotations etc.
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Red leather oriental binding with flap and blind-tooled panels. In poor condition. Front and back boards detached.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequest of Major David Price.