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Fetha Nagast, or Justice of Kings (OR 807)

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What: A copy of the Fetha Nagast, or Justice of Kings, dated 1835. “In the original boards, covered witli stamped leather and lined with flowered cloth.”

Where: The British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB

Provenance: Listed as part of the “Magdala collection” in William Wright’s Catalogue of the Ethiopic manuscripts in the British Museum acquired since the year 1847

Does not appear in British Library’s online catalogue or list of digitised manuscript

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