Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Ellis Persian 39 (4) (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Akbar-namah by Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak, 1551-1602

F577b: Luzac (Beveridge) 21.12.20., in the hand of Ellis. FIIa: Signature of Ellis dated 21.12.20. FIa: Table of contents, possibly by Henry Beveridge. FfI-II Notes about the imperfections of the MS, mostly by Beveridge, some by Ellis. Bound in after the text is a concordance of this MS and two lithographed editions on lined European paper, probably compiled by Beveridge and running to 15 pages. Book II, years 19-34.

Incipit: ... gardanid wa mashmul-i ...? tafaqqudat-i khusrawani
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 114 (1).
Other copies in the collection, Nos 114 (1)-121, Ellis 39 (MSS 1-3, 5).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 11, 577 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 11 × 6.75 in.

Condition

Defective at beginning.

Layout

17 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Shikastah.

Binding

Red leather Indian binding with stamped and painted decoration. The spine is a replacement with the title tooled on it. Some of the pages which were out of order have been restored to their proper places, it is implied by a note by Ellis.

History

Origin: 17? Jumada 1 regnal year 6.

Availability

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