Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 214. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Burhān-i qāṭiʻ by Burhān, Muḥammad Ḥusayn ibn Khalaf Tabrīzī, 17th cent.
(Varies from the usual one) F1a: a) Note of ownership or purchase by Mir Hasan. b) Stamp, the name filled in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by John Romer Esq. Back flyleaf, verso: pasted in page: List of officers 'of the 9th and who have been posted to it since I have - Casualties 1/5th in three years.
Incipit: Ay burdah zaban-ha hamah bi-nam-i tu rah
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 215.
For the provenance see Donations Register for November 18 1848.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 515
Dimensions (leaf): 13 × 8.75 in.

Layout

23 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather Indian binding with blind-stamped decoration.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by John Romer.

Availability

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