Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 146. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Favāʼid-i ṣafavīyah by Qazvīnī, Abū al-Ḥasan ibn Ibrāhīm, fl. 1796

Donations Register for May 19 1827. First front flyleaf, recto: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19, 1827. A history of the Safavid family from its origin to AH 1216, anf of the rival dynasties that displaced them in the eighteenth century.. Headings and punctuation in red. Written in India for the refugee Safavid prince Sultan Muhammad Mirza.

Incipit: Jahan-padishaha khuda'i turast
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, i, pp. 319-20.
Rieu, i, pp. 133-4.
Ethe, No 567.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 153
Dimensions (leaf): 5.75.




Brown leather Indian binding with blind-tooled, blind-stamped amd painted decoration.


Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Malcolm.


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