Qayyúm al-Asmá (Ahsan al-Qisas)

The first work of the Bab after His Declaration in 1844. This manuscript is stated  on the first page to have been ordered by Mullá Husayn Bushrú’í for “Jináb-i Amír”. 241 pp. of ms. (247 pp. of PDF). The Table of Contents lists the page number of individual Surahs.

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