Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 172. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of A book of accounts by Anon.

Author: Anon.

The accounts are arranged month by month. (The names of the months may be those introduced by Tipu. To check.) The years 1223 Mauludi and 1222 are mentioned. (Morley wrongly gived the date as A.H. 1222) The accounts consists of lists of men, arms etc in one of the military departments of, it is clear, Tipu Sultan.

Incipit: Jam'i
Language(s): Persian.

References

None.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 94
Dimensions (leaf):

Hand(s)

Shikastah and siyaq.

Binding

Twentieth century blue cloth binding with title etc tooled on spine.

History

Origin: 3221 (i.e. 1223 backwards) Mauludi (the era invented by Sultan)

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequeathed by Major David Price.

Availability

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