Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 188A (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Akhlāq-i Nāṣirī by Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1201-1274

The initial entry is written in the Library copy of Codrington. On the colophon page, three impressions of the small oval seal of 'Ismatallah Siddiqi, dated 1159, one of which obscures the name of the scribe. Folio one, recto. A table calculating the size of the MSS by pages, lines and letters. The scribe acknowledges the help of Mihr 'Ali Khan. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Hamd-i bi-hadd wa madh-i bi'add
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 188.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios
Dimensions (leaf): 9.5

Layout

lines to the page

Binding

Brown leather binding, probably English.

History

Origin: Apparently 'Azimabad (Bihar) in the Subah of 'Ali Wirdi Khan. 14 Dhu 'l-Hijjah A.H.1152 (25 May 1739), 1147 Fasli, 22nd regnal year of Muhammad Shah.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by S. Ameer Ali. (So in original entry.)

Availability

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