Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 153. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Tārīkh-i Jahān'ārā by Humā Marvazī, Muḥammad Ṣādiq, -1834 or 1835

Volume 2. Folio one, recto: Presented by Col Montieth Decr 4. 1830. The manuscript is uniform with that of the first volume, Codrington/Reade No 154. In Morley's catalogues the two are in the natural order, but in Codrington they have become reversed. Both of them have pasted inside the front cover the notice from Morley's printed catalogue referring to the other volume. A history of the Qajars, from the origin of the family to the end of AH 1233. Vol. II, gpoing up to 1221 Headings in red.

Incipit: Al-hamdu lillahi rabbi 'l-'alimin hamd u sipas u sitayish
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, i, pp 335-6.
Rieu, i, pp. 200-201.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 165
Dimensions (leaf): 11.75 × 7.5 in.

Layout

15 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Dark leather binding, presumably Persian, with blind-tooled border and green stamped cartouches. Covers loose.

History

Origin: A.H. 1234.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Col Monteith

Availability

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