Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 183. (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

Front flyleaf, recto: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19. 1827. The portion covering the geography of Iran (maqalah iii, qism 2, wirh its appendices). Headings in red.

Incipit: Dar dhikr-i bilad-i Iran zamin
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 182.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 122
Dimensions (leaf): 12 × 7.25 in.

Layout

20 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Half-leather binding, red and green leather and marbled boards.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Malcolm. (In Morley's list of donors this MS (like182) is noted as given by Sir John Markham, contradicted by the inscription in the book.)

Availability

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