Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 101. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

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

The text ends rather abruptly in the middle of a page. Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 100. Vol. II. From Jahangir to tbe seventh year of Muhammad Shah, A.H. 1137 (A.D. 1724). Ruled margins. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Bar arbab-i khibrat makhfi u muhtahab namanad
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 101.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 478
Dimensions (leaf): 9.5 × 5.5 in.

Layout

15 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Red leather Oriental binding, with stamped cartouches, blind-tooling and painted decoration. Although in format and page layout the MS differs from No 100 the bindings are similar in fabric and the stamp used for the central cartouche is in fact the same. Evidently the two volumes were together when the binding took place.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

Availability

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