Persian MS 118 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)
Kashf al-lughāt wa-al-iṣṭilāḥāt by ʻAbd al-Raḥīm ibn Aḥmad Sūr, 16th Century AD
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.
Bibliographical description based on an index created by Reza Navabpour circa 1993. Identification of provenance based on manuscript catalogue by Michael Kerney, circa 1890s.
Funding of Cataloguing
Iran Heritage Foundation and The John Rylands Research Institute