Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 210 (5). (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Risalah-i Nishat-ara by Muhammad Salih.

Occupies ff. 78-89 of the manuscript. For further details see Codrington/Reade No 210 (1). The note on f78a suggests the author may be the Mir Muhammad Salih Qawwal Dihlawi who is mentioned In (or under?) the rag Darpan. Work on music, divided into two sections, the first on Persian music, the second on Indian. Author's name appears in a note on f.78a.

Incipit: Al-hamdu lillah rabb al-'alamain wa salat 'ala Muhammad
Language(s): Persian.


Not in Storey.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf):




Origin: A.H. 1137 (1722-3), evidently.

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance: Sir George Staunton.


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