Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Ellis Persian 6 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Sharh-i alfiyyah. (So on f1a. No title as such is given in the introduction.) by 'Abdallah b. Mansur al-Qazwini

10.25 by 6.5 ins. F1a. a) title in Persian. b) Signature of A.G. Ellis. c) impression of small oval seal: ... 'ala al-zaman (?), dated 1230, the last figure uncertain. Inside back cover, dashingly written but undeciphered signature of someone employed in some branch of the Bengal government service. A commentary in Persian on the well-known poem on Arabic grammar, the Alfiyyah, by Muhammad b. 'Abdallah b. Muhammad b.Malik al-Ta'i. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Khubtar kalima-i ki arbab-i kalam
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, iii, p. 155.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios not counted
Dimensions (leaf):

Condition

Damaged by worms, particularly at beginning and end.

Layout

17 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather Indian binding with painted decoration.

Availability

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