Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 113. (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, as on Codrington/Reade No 112. On European paper, with watermarks including three top-hats. In many respects uniform with Codrington/Reade No 112, probably, at least in part, written by the same scribe. Entitled Volume II, but contains the third and forth sections of the work as described by Storey, covering the history of India from A.H. 1153 to 1195, and the section on Aurangzib. Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 110. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Hamd u thana-yi padshah 'ala itlaq
Language(s): Persian

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 110.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 184
Dimensions (leaf): 12 × 8.25 in.

Layout

15 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Shikastah Amiz.

Binding

Blue cloth Carnegie Trust binding of 1930. The central portion of the original black leather cover is pasted inside the back cover. It has blind-stamped cartouches from the same stamps as used on Codrington/Reade No 112.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by John Romer.

Availability

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