Manuscript/Mixed Material Kitāb-i qiṣṣah-ʼi Kāmʹrūp. كتاب قصۀ كامروپ.

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Title
Kitāb-i qiṣṣah-ʼi Kāmʹrūp.
Other Title
كتاب قصۀ كامروپ.
Created / Published
12 Rabīʻ al-awwal 1203 [11 December 1788]
Subject Headings
-  Kamrup (India : District)--History--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian
-  Caption title.
-  Name of scribe not indicated; perhaps written by Captain William Franklin.
-  Written in India.
-  Paper; think, polished, cream-color laid paper; no visible chain lines or watermarks; black ink with some marginal notes in English; red ink in caption only; catchwords on rectos.
-  Note on flyleaf: [2 words illegible] Guiliemi Franklin Liber Kissa Camarùp vel Historia Canaropi principiis ex antiquo descritte[sic] in Persicam versionen et redditam. Auctore Mahomed Sale A.D. 1770 celeberrimi apud Berhampore [illegible] Allah Shah Jelal Abâdi. Translated by me and sent to Capital in December 1790 by Hc [illegible] Capt a Millet, W Fr.
-  Note on page preceding manuscript (in a different hand): Kissah Camroop. An Indian tale, Translated from Sanscrit into Persian and thence into English By Captain Franklin.
-  Naskh; 11 lines in written area 15 x 10 cm.
-  Pages numbered 1-393; 6 page glossary at end.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M116.
-  Modern tan leather binding.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
393, 6 pages (11 lines), paper : bound ; 23 x 16.5 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
DS485.K178 Q57 1788
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m116
Library of Congress Control Number
2016496222
Online Format
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Description
Manuscript. Persian Caption title. Name of scribe not indicated; perhaps written by Captain William Franklin. Written in India. Paper; think, polished, cream-color laid paper; no visible chain lines or watermarks; black ink with some marginal notes in English; red ink in caption only; catchwords on rectos. Note on flyleaf: [2 words illegible] Guiliemi Franklin Liber Kissa Camarùp vel Historia Canaropi principiis ex antiquo descritte[sic] in Persicam versionen et redditam. Auctore Mahomed Sale A.D. 1770 celeberrimi apud Berhampore [illegible] Allah Shah Jelal Abâdi. Translated by me and sent to Capital in December 1790 by Hc [illegible] Capt a Millet, W Fr. Note on page preceding manuscript (in a different hand): Kissah Camroop. An Indian tale, Translated from Sanscrit into Persian and thence into English By Captain Franklin. Naskh; 11 lines in written area 15 x 10 cm. Pages numbered 1-393; 6 page glossary at end. Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M116. Modern tan leather binding. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
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Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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