Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Ellis Persian 33 (B) (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Hadiqat al-Auliya'-i Sind by 'Abd al-Qadir b.Hashim b. Muhammad al-Husaini.

Pasted on to f1a is a secondary title page written by Mirza Husain 'Ali Hirawi on the instructions of Anderson Sahib Bahadur and dated A.H. 1256. Bound with Codrington/Reade Ellis No 33 (a) q.v. for further details. Biographical notices of Sufi holy men of Sind. Headings, punctuation and ruled margins in red.

Incipit: Hamd u sipas-i bi muntaha khudawandi-rast
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, i, p. 983. Refers only to a 19th-century MS in the India Office Library, not included in Ethe.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 50 folios
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

19 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq. Nizam

History

Origin: Ujjain. 4 Rajab A.H. 1074, with one watch of the night left.

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