Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 100. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Tadhkirat al-Salāṭīn-i Chaghatā by Kāmwar Khān, Muḥammad Hādī

First leaf of blank gathering preceding text: a column of Chinese characters. A history of the house of Timur, especially the Mughals of India. Vol. I. From the Origin of the Turks to tbe death of Jahangir in A.H. 1037. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Chun safhah-i kaghad biyarastam u khamah-i du zaban bar dashtam
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, i, pp.517-8.
Rieu, i, pp. 274-5, iii, p. 924.
Ethe, No. 395.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 421
Dimensions (leaf): 10 × 6.25 in.


16 lines on a page




Red leather Oriental binding with stamped, blind-tooled and painted decoration. From the same workshop as that of Codrington/Reade No 101.


Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance uncertain. Both Morley's catalogues are silent on this.


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