Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 145. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Tarīkh-i ʿālam ārā-yi ʿAbbāsī by Iskandar Munshī, 1560 or 61-1633 or 4

Vol.1. Imperfect at beginning and end. Ruled margins. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: ... waqt dar ham kardah ru-yi tawajjuh bi-'Iraq awardand
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 140.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 153
Dimensions (leaf): 10.25 × 6. in.

Layout

23 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Indian? binding with red leather spine, covers faced with patterned paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest from Major David Price received 5 March 1836.

Availability

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