CODRINGTON/READE NO 2. BOX 2. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
Not in Morley Printed Cat. By the same scribe as CODRINGTON/READE NO 1, which contains volume 1 of the same work. Colophon states that the whole work was copied at various times (awqat muta'addida) and in strange circumstances (halat ghariba wa awda' 'ajiba). F1 recto has pencil note giving description. Not by Shaikh Baha' al-Din, as stated in earlier catalogues. Some rubrication.
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Nasta'liq with some shikasta forms. Title and author's name given in inscription by the copyist on f1a. Mu'in al-Din Muhammad b. Muhammad Salih Shirwani(?)
Cloth and board binding by Whitelaw and Fensham, Tudor Street, E.C. Paper label on spine: Persian 2.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by Major David Price