Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 193. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Zirāʻat-nāmah

Folio one, recto: a) signature: C.J. Doyle etc b) Stamp, the name entered in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by Colonel Doyle. English marbled paper cover.

Incipit: Az hikmat-i rabbani waz faid-i khur u baran Has the same incipit as the work listed by Storey under Kitab-i Zira'at, but in the colophon of this MS the work is referred to as Zira'at-namah. A treatise on Indian agriculture.
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, II, iii, pp. 376, 378.
Entered in the Donations Register for 15 March 1834. No 17 in list of Persian MSS.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf): 9.5

Layout

13 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Shikastah Amiz Suhan La'l

History

Origin: India. Thursday 19 April 1816 and 8 Baisakh (the Hindu month) A.H. 1223.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Colonel C.J. Doyle.

Availability

Visitors are welcome to consult manuscripts in the library by prior appointment. Information on access is available on the library page of the Society's web site at www.royalasiaticsociety.org and appointments can be arranged by e-mailing library@royalasiaticsociety.org


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