Pashto MS 1 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)
1 copy of Yūsuf Zulaykhā by Jāmī, 1414-1492
A metrical translation of Jāmī's Yūsuf va Zulaykhā. Lacks the last section and the khatimah
Nasta'liq hand Sulaimān, of Rampur
Provenance and Acquisition
Formerly part of the collection of the Persian scholar Nathaniel Bland (1803-1865). Bland's oriental manuscripts were sold through Bernard Quaritch in 1866 to Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.
Purchased by Mrs Enriqueta Rylands, on behalf of the John Rylands Library, in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford.