Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 111. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Siyar al-Muta'akhkhirin by Ghulām Husain Khān, Ṭabaṭāḅāī, b. 1727 or 8

Folio one, recto, in pencil: Briggs. Brown leather European (style?), with blind-tooled border design. The same work as Codrington/Reade No 110. Like that MS this one contains sections 1 and 2 of the work as described by Storey. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Sipas-i bi qiyas u sitayish-i sarmadi-sipas (sic, for asas)
Language(s): Persian.

References

The same as Codrington/Reade No 110.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 362
Dimensions (leaf): 12.25 × 8.75 in.

Condition

Slight worm damage.

Layout

25 and 28 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by General Briggs.

Availability

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