Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 106. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Ma'athir al-Umara by Shāhnavāz Khān Awrangābādī, 1700-1758

Uniform with Codrington/Reade No 107, which contains the rest of the work. Folio one, recto: a) Stamp, the name entered in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by M[ajor] G[eneral] I? Bagnold. b) note in English, in part difficult to read but possibly referring to purchase at Aurangabad, 2 July 1848. First portion ending with the entry on Fada'il Khan. Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 104. Also in the edition of Azad Bigrami. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Incipit as Codrington/Reade No 104.
Language(s): Persian.


vAs for Codrington/Reade No 104.
Entered in Donations Register for March 7 1857.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 231
Dimensions (leaf): 12


21 lines on a page




Brown leather Oriental binding with blind-tooled borders and overall grid. Paper doublures with watemarks 'A Galvano' beneath heraldic device, 'AL Masso'.


Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Major-General Bagnold.


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