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Accession Number:
Spencer Pers. ms. 40
Gregorian Date:
1840 (to 50)
Origin:
Kashmir
Ownership:
Purchased from Gescaki (?) in Florence for $20.00.
Folios extant in ms.:
161
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
332 x 200 mm
Text Size (h x w):
253 x 133 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Sample Page Folio:
82r
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Volume 1 only
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illuminations in ms:
0
Illustrations in ms:
15 ( 15 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2006-06-06 00:00:00
 
Public Notes
The text ends with the death of Kay Khusrau at Mohl, ch. 13, verse 1700.
 
References
Dating Ref:
Schmitz, B. et al. Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. The Pierpont Morgan Library. New York. USA.
Origin Ref:
Schmitz, B. Islamic manuscripts in the New York Public Library. OUP. New York. USA.
Illustration Ref:
Schmitz, B. Islamic manuscripts in the New York Public Library. OUP. New York. USA.
 
 
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