Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

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

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Raj Dashini or Tawarikh-i Jammun, by Ganish Das.

F1a: signature of Ellis, dated 11.4.12. Folio after text, recto: signature of E. Denison Ross. 3 folios preceding text have a pencilled list of contents in Persian. A history of the Rajahs of Jammu up to 1847.

Incipit: Ba'd-i hamd-i padishahi kih tawarikh-i u-ra
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, i, p, 687, cf. pp. 672-3.
Rieu, iii, p. 955.
Ethe, No 507.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 412 pages
Dimensions (leaf): 9.5

Layout

15-17 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq. Nur al-Din Munshi

Binding

Indian cloth and board binding.

History

Origin: In the exalted Jangi Daftar of Jammu. 14 Tankah? 1911 Samvat, after the fifth ghari of the night.

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance: Presumably same as other Ellis manuscripts.

Availability

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