RAS Persian 140. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Tarikh-i 'Alamara-yi 'Abbasi by Iskandar Munshī, 1560 or 61-1633 or 4
Donations Register for May 19 1827. Part 2: 'Unwan-i sahifah-i saltanat wa 'alamara'i Incomplete at end. Front flyleaf, recto: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19. 1827. Folio one, recto, note of ownership by Muhammad a'Askari, dated 1180. A history of the Safavid dynasty of Persia from its origin to the death of Shah 'Abbas I, AH 1037. Vol. I and first part of Vol. II Headings and punctuation in red. Headings left empty in the latter part of the MS.
19 lines on a page
Dark red Oriental binding with stamped decoration. Back cover detached.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by Sir John Malcolm.