CODRINGTON/READE NO 78. BOX 38. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Muntakhab i Tawarikh i Bahri by Qadi 'Abd al-Nabi.
Inside front cover, printed slip: Lieut. Col. Briggs. First folio, recto: a) Sketches of the Ahmudnuggur history by the late Kazy Abdool Nubbee from the original in his possession - transcribed fron the original M S. in the Kauzys own hand A D. 1823. b) Title in Persian, spelt with wrong aitch, as also on last page. From the beginning it appears that this is a section of an encyclopaedia by Qadi 'Abd al-Nabi covering the Nizam Shahs of Ahmadnagar. The encyclopaedia was known as Dastur al-'Ulama and Jami' al-'Ulum. 'Abd al-Nabi was active in the earlier part of the eighteenth century. See Storey.
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Nasta'liq and Shikastah Amiz. Sayyid Maqbul 'Ali son of Sayyid Ashraf 'Ali Bukhari Ahmadnagari
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by General Briggs.