Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 119. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

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

Final written folio, verso, contains the opening passage of vol. 1, part 2. First front flyleaf, verso, name and titles of Sir Charles Malet: Ihtisham al-Daulah Nasir al-Mulk Charls War Malit Bahadur. Second front flyleaf, recto: Presented to the Oriental Translation Committee by Sir A Malet Baronet. Inside back cover: armorial bookplate of Sir Chas Warre Malet. Uniform with Codrington/Reade No 120. Some headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Allahu akbar. In chih daryaftist zharf
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 114 (1)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 288
Dimensions (leaf): 11.5 × 7.75 in.

Layout

17 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather binding with painted decoration and printed patterned paper doublures.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir A. Malet.

Availability

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