Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 207a (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kamil al-Ta'bir by Abul Fazl Hubaysh (here written Husayn) b. Ibrahim al-Tiflisi.

Incomplete, the text ending abruptly in the entry on 'murdan'. F1a: a) Signature of David Price, dated 1800. b) Note recording presentation of the book by Hakim al-Mamalik Masih al-Dawlah Masih-i Zaman Khan Bahadur to an inferior, the nearby impression of whose seal has been obliterated. Headings and punctuation in red. A work on the interpretation of dreams. In sixteen chapters, chapter 16, a mostly alphabetical list of things that might be seen in dreams with their significance, occupies most of the book. Dedicated to the Sultan of Rum, 'Izz al-din Qilij Arslan (551-88/1156-92).

Incipit: Sipas mar Khuday-ra ki u samad u qadir ast
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, ii, pp. 458, 467-8.
Ethe, No 2276. Cf. Rieu, ii, p. 852.
Price's bequest is noted in the Journal for 1836, pp. xii-xiv (an obituary notice p. lx).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf): 9.25 × 5.75 in.

Layout

17 or 18 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq and Shikastah.

Binding

Indian red leather binding with coloured stamped cartouches and borders. Back cover detached.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequeathed by Major David Price.

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


Comments

Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.

TO TOP