CODRINGTON/READE NO 73. BOX 36. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Ḥusaynī-Shāhī by Imām al-Dīn Ḥusaynī
Flyleaf, recto: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19 - 1827. Flyleaf, verso: no: 22. J.L Folio one, recto: Note on Durrani history, possibly by Malcolm. Contains a loose piece of paper with writing. A history of the Durrani Afghans from Ahmad Shah to A.H. 1212. Husain-Shahi is the title given in the author's preface. Tarikh i Nasab Namah i Ahmad Shah Durrani Afghani appears on the first flyleaf, recto and on a slip pasted on the front cover. Headings and puntuation in red. Ruled margins. Panel of illumination at beginning.
Some damage, seemingly from white ants, but barely affecting the text.
23 lines on a page
Brown leather European-style binding.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by Sir John Malcolm.