[Makhzan al-asrār].

Record ID: 
182994
Accession number: 
MS W.59
Title: 
[Makhzan al-asrār].
Created: 
1791.
Credit: 
Bequest; Julia Parker Wightman; 1994.
Description: 
83 leaves (2 columns, 15 lines), bound : paper ; 210 x 120 mm.
Provenance: 
Bound by Sir Edward Sullivan in Ireland, ca. 1870; purchased by Julia Parker Wightman from Sawyers in 1939; JPW 2261; Julia Parker Wightman Bequest in 1994.
Notes: 

Ms. makhzan al-asrār from the Khamsah by Niẓāmī; written in Iran in 1781.
Colophon on fol. 77.
Decoration: red titles.
Binding: 19th-century (ca. 1870) pale olive-green calf, with corner onlays of red leather gilt with roses and leaves. A central medallion of lacy design is gilt with dots and small tools, onlaid or painted with pink flowers; all surrounded by a border of flowers and other tools, by Sir Edward Sullivan (1822-1885), Lord Chancellor of Ireland, signed E.S. Aurifex.

Script: 
nasta'liq.
Language: 
In Arabic;
Classification: