Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 120. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

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

Second flyleaf: Presented to the Oriental Translation Committee by Sir A. Malet Bart. Inside back cover, armorial bookplate of Sir Chas Warre Malet. Uniform with Codrington/Reade No 119.

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 367
Dimensions (leaf): 11.5 × 7.75 in.

Layout

17 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather binding as on No 119, but the patterned doublures inside the covers have a plain sheet pasted over them.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir A. Malet.

Availability

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