Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Ellis Persian 2 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Tārīkh-i Kashmīr by ʻĀjiz, Narāyan Kawl

(Differs from those given by Rieu and Ethe.) F1a: A.G. Ellis 17.4.05. A summary history of Kashmir based on the Rajatarangini. Headings and punctuation in red. Ruled margins. Panel of simple illumination over beginning of text.
Incipit: Hamd-i bi-hadd wa thana-yi bi-add mar maliki-ra sazast
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, i, pp. 681-2.
Rieu, i, pp. 298-9.
Ethe, No 511.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios
Dimensions (leaf): 9.75

Layout

11 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

English half-red leather and marbled paper binding with tooled title etc.

History

Origin: Kashmir, probably. 11 Safar A.H. 1269.

Availability

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