Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 112. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

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

Folio one, recto, stamp, the name filled in by hand: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by John Romer Esq On European paper with watemarks, including RICARDO. Vol. I, from the death of Aurangzib to A.H. 1152. Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 110. References; As for Codrington/Reade No 110. For the provenance see Donations Register for November 18 1848. Headings and punctuation in red.

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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf): 12 × 8.25 in.

Layout

Folios 496 15 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Shikastah Amiz. (Nasta'liq?)

Binding

Black leather blind-stamped Indian binding. Twentieth-century replacement spine, with tooled title etc.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by John Romer.

Availability

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