Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 136. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Maʻās̲ir-i ʻĀlamgīrī by Mustaʻidd Khān, Muḥammad Sāqī, d. 1724.

Second blank page before text, note describing the book signed Briggs Dhooha 1819. Front flyleaf, recto, and back flyleaf, verso, impressions of small rectangular seal of Thakur Parshad, dated 1238 and 13. Inside front cover, ex libris slip: Lieut. Col. Briggs. A History of Aurangzib from A.H. 1067 to 1118. Illuminated panel above opening of text, ruled margins, headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Intikhab-i saha'ih-i ijad-i uns u jan
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, i, pp. 592-4.
Rieu, i, pp. 270-1.
Ethe, No 365.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 274
Dimensions (leaf): 11.5


15 lines on a page




Origin: Shahjahanabad. 14 Rabi' I 1230, regnal year 9 of Muhammad Akbar Shah.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by General Briggs.


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