Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 202. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Makhzan al-Adwiyah wa Tadhkirat Uli al-Nuha. Vol. V by ʻAqīlī ʻAlavī Shīrāzī, Muḥammad Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad Hādī, 18th cent. .

The text continues directly from Vol. IV. Folio preceding text, recto, in ink: Presented by H.T. Colebrooke, Feby 7, 1824. Folio following text, similar note in pencil. On European paper, with watermarks including J Whatman and J Whatman 1794. (Entries for the whole set need to be brought into line.) Manuscript consists of the remainder of the work. The brief colophon implies that the patron for the whole manuscript was Mawlawi Sahib Nazir(?). (Bi-tawfiq-i Mawlawi Sahib Nazir?) Headings in red.

Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 198.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 398 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 15 × 10 in.

Layout

21 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq

Binding

Binding uniform with the other volumes of the work. Covers detached.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by H.T. Colebrooke.

Availability

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