Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 182A. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Nuzhat al-Qulub by Ḥamd Allāh Mustawfī Qazvīnī, fl. 1330-1340

The initial entry is in ink in the Library copy of Codrington. On brown paper. Initial and final folios repaired. Bound at the front of the MS are a number of pages of more recent date containing a list of contents. Inside front cover, armorial bookplate of Sir Henry Miers Elliot, K.C.B. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Incipit:
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 182.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf): 12 × 8.5 in.

Layout

22 lines to a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

European half-leather binding, green, with marbled-paper boards.

History

Origin: May be 16th-century or earlier.

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance: Sir Henry Miers Elliot.

Availability

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