An Eastern Library: With Two Catalogues of it Persian and Arabic Manuscripts Compiled by Khan Sahib Abdul Muqtadir and Abdul Hamid

O'CONNOR, V. C. Scott

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Robert Maclehose and Co
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1920
  • Place Published: Glasgow
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    105 p. 19 cm. Five sepia illustrations. Four coloured plates reproduced from paintings made for this book by Rameshwar and Mahibir, copies made on the spot from originals in the library. Cream paper boards with small pictorial label and blue print. Hinges cracking externally and edges flattened. Spine binding torn and partially detached. Inside, the pages are clean and many remain uncut. Some soiling of front cover. Many pages uncut. The author discusses the library, gives a list of donors other than the founder and provides a note on caligraphists. Also a list of the Persian manuscripts compiled by Abdul Muqtadir and a list of the Arabic manuscripts by Abdul Hamid. Small supplement by Dr. Azimuddin Admad.

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