Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 154. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


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

Volume 1. Folio one, recto: Presented by Col Monteith Dec 4. 1830 This may be the only complete copy recorded by Storey. A history of the reign of Fath 'Ali Shah Qajar to 1233/1817. Headings in red

Incipit: Nahmaduka Allahuma ya man laka al-amr
Language(s): Persian.


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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 224
Dimensions (leaf): 11.75


15 lines on a page




Same scribe, binding and format as Codrington/Reade No 153, which is the second volume of the work. Has the notice from Morley's printed catalogue for Morley No 155 (which is Codrington/Reade No 153) pasted inside the front cover. The volumes are in the wrong order in Codrington and Codrington/Reade.


Origin: A.H. 1233. (No more)

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Col. Monteith.


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