Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 118. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Akbar-namah. Vol. II. Part 2 by Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak, 1551-1602

The flyleaf and first folio are stuck together Inside front cover, boldly written in Persian: KLY, presumably the Major Coley (?) whose name also occurs on Codrington/Reade No 112. The MS is uniform with No 112. Rubricated headings and punctuation.

Incipit: Incipit, heading in red: Julus-i muqaddas-i hadrat-i shahinshahi
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 114 (1).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 168
Dimensions (leaf): 12.25

Layout

23 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather binding, as on No 112, the flyleaves of the same watermarked paper as used for the last two folios of that MS.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest from Major David Price received 5 March 1836.

Availability

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