Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 148. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Taʼrīkh-i Nādirī by Mahdī Khān Astarābādī, fl. 1733-1759

Donations Register for May 19 1827. Folio 1, recto: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19, 1827 First opening rather crudely illuminated, with a panel above the opening of the text. Ruled margins. Headings etc. in red. On pale green European paper with watermarks.

Incipit: Bar danayan-i rumuz-i agahi
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 147.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 189
Dimensions (leaf): 11 × 7.25 in.

Layout

17 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nastal'liq.

Binding

Brown leather Oriental binding with recessed panels with stamped designs.

History

Origin: Monday 5 Sha'ban A.H. 1225.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Malcolm.

Availability

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