Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 124. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Tuzuk-i Jahangiri by 4 authors

Third front flyleaf, recto, and first back flyleaf, recto: impressions of small rectangular seal of Thakur Parshad, dated 1224 and 13. A bland gathering of pages with ruled margins precedes the text and another follows it. The first page of the first of these has a note in ink describing the work signed 'Briggs' and dated 1819 at ? The genuine memoirs of Jahangir, with the continutation of Mu'tamad Khan, re-edited with aconclusion and introduction by Muhammad Hadi. Illumated initial opening. Ruled margins. Red headings and punctuation. Mostly on pink paper.

Incipit: Hamd u thana-yi bi-marr u hadd u sipas u sitayish
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 114 (2).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 488
Dimensions (leaf): 11.5 × 7.25 in.

Layout

15 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

European half-leather binding with marbled paper covers and doublures. 19th century?

History

Origin: 16 Rajab A.H. 1231.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by General Briggs.

Availability

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