Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 166. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Khizanah-i 'Amirah by Bilgrāmī, Sayyid Ghulām ʻAlī Āzād, 1704-1786

Missing some foios at end; the text breaks off in the notice on Hilali. Inside front cover, pasted slip: Lieut. Col. briggs. Biographical notices of and selections from Persian Poets. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Sar-i kalam jighah-i hamd-i sani'i.
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, i, pp. 855-866.
Rieu, i, pp.394-5.
Ethe, No 685.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 420
Dimensions (leaf): 4.75

Layout

20 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

The body of the work is preceded by a list of contents, apparently arranged by folio numbers, though the numbers are missing, presumably trimmed off in rebinding. Plain red leather binding, European style.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Col. Briggs. (So in additional note in Morley, confirmed by the bookplate).

Availability

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