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Browne 1424. The Diwan of Amir Shahi. Persian.

Paper. 235 x 160 mm. 68 fos.

Gold tooled calfskin binding.

The Diwan of Amir Shahi, transcribed in a beautiful Nasta'liq by Muhammad Qasim b. Hajji Husayn b. Hajji Akhi b. Shaykh 'Attar of Qazwin in Sha'ban, 908 / Jan. 1503 or Sha'ban, 980 / Dec. 1572. 9 lines to a page within gold and blue borders. Illuminated headpiece on fo.1v.

Browne 1423. The Diwan of Hafiz. Persian.

Paper. 215 x 140 mm. 206 fos.

Half-leather binding of calfskin and marbled paper.

The Diwan of Hafiz, fair Nasta'liq, dated 27 Sha'ban 1171 / 6 May 1758.

Inscription on fo.1r 'Presented to the Library of Saint John's College, Cambridge, by Nat: Atcheson of London, 30th September 1816.'

Browne 1422. The Diwan of 'Urfi. Persian.

Paper. 190 x 100mm. 306 fos.

Gold tooled calfskin binding.

The Diwan of 'Urfi, good Nasta'liq, dated 1024/1615, concluding with 'Urfi's dying behests.

Inscription on fo.1r 'Presented to the Library of Saint John's College, Cambridge by Nat. Atcheson of London 30th September 1816.'

Browne 1408 (formerly K.3). Turkish poems by Mawlana Ahmad; Epistolary models in Turkish and Persian.

Paper. 145 x 110mm. 85 fos. Collation: 110 (wants 10), 210-810, 98 (wants 7 and 8).

Rubricated. 13 lines to a page.

Blind tooled black goatskin Islamic binding with flap.

1. Turkish poems by Mawlana Ahmad.

Or. 2. The Romance Hira by Mukabala in Panjabi.

Paper. 125 x 170mm. 116 fos. Punjab late 18th or early 19th century.

A bound volume, chain stitch binding, leather on pasteboard boards with embossed patterns and end flap. Cream coloured native paper, 9 lines of 100mm per page, text and headings in black ink, margins in red and black ink, fair Gurmukhi script. Complete. Copied by Mohara Singha for Sahaba Singha. Undated, late 18th or early 19th century.

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