The Dînâ î Maînû î khrat, or, The Religious Decisions of the Spirit of Wisdom. The Pahlavi text prescribed for the intermediate examination of the Bombay University.
8vo (164 x 252 mm). (8), XIX, (1), 93, (5), 12, 47, (1) pp. Title-page and beginning of text printed in red and black. With a portrait frontispiece of Sanjana. Original illustrated cloth. All edges red.
Rare edition of the Middle Persian "Dina i Mainu i Khrat", edited by Darab Dastur Peshotan (1857-1931), a Zoroastrian head-priest and scholar. The title is also given in Pahlavi at the head of the title-page. The appendix contains the "Chêrâgê dânêsh, or The lamp of learning" with a Gujarati preface by the editor, Persian verses composed by Dasturân Dastur Edulji Darabji Sanjana, and a life of the Dastur Saheb in metrical Gujarati.
Contemporary bookplate in Gujarati to front pastedown. 1910s stamp of the Viennese "Forschungsinstitut für Osten und Orient" to title-page. Very well preserved.
OCLC 29976996. Not in Wilson.