An anonymous untitled Persian treatise on talismanic designs (khatim).
No other copies identified.
The copy is undated and unsigned. The appearance of the paper, ink, and script suggests a date of the 17th century.
The brown glossy paper has very indistinct horizontal laid lines and no visible chain lines. The edges have been trimmed from their original size. The paper is severely worm-eaten and repairs have been made to many of the leaves.
The volume consists of 422 leaves. Fol. 422b is blank. Item 1 (fols. 1b-403a) is Baḥr al-jawāhir by al-Harawī (MS A 6, item 1); item 2 (fols. 403b-422a) is the anonymous Persian treatise on talismans here catalogued.
The volume was purchased in 1941 by the Army Medical Library from A. S. Yahuda, who acquired it from dealer in Aligarh (ELS No. 1715; Med. 26).
Schullian/Sommer, Cat. of incun. & MSS., entry A6, pp. 298-9. This item not mentioned.
NLM Microfilm Reel: FILM 48-110 no. 6