Add. 238 (University Library, Cambridge University)
Summary of Contents: 5 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Letter writing, Persian language, Persian poetry, Arabic language, Firmans, and India
1. ff. 1b-99b
Title: Badāyiʻ al-inshāʼ
Title: Badāʼiʻ al-inshāʼ
Title: بدايع الانشاء
Title: بدائع الانشاء
2. ff. 101b-136b
Title: Miftāḥ-i Gulistān
Title: مفتاح گلستان
This work contains a glossary of the rare words of the Gulistān ( گلستان ) of .
3. ff. 137a-149b
Title: Sharḥ-i amthila
Title: شرح امثله
Title: Paradigms of Arabic verbs
4. ff. 150-151
Title: Collection of poems and a copy of a farmān addressed to ʻAlī Mardān Khān علی مرچان خان by Shāh Jahān شاه جهان
Origin: 1124-25 AH; 1713 CE
Provenance and Acquisition
Donated by G. Lewis (d. 1729) in 1727.
Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.