Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 191. (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 last four folios are on different paper and in a different and later hand. The text breaks off abruptly. This is seemingly the later version of the text. Ruled margin and decorative arch on first page of text. Headings in red. In the earlier part the area with the text is tinted light brown.

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

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 188.
Price's bequest is noted in the Journal for 1836, pp. xii-xiv (an obituary notice p. lx).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 193 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 9.5 × 5.5 in.

Layout

15 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather Indian binding with stamped and tooled decoration. Marbled doublures.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Major David Price.

Availability

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