Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 219. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of [An Arabic-Persian dictionary]. Vol. II., Continuation of No 218, to letter Ya
Author: Unknown.

13.75 by 9.5 ins. Lacks last few pages. Folio one, recto, top: Presented to the Oriental Translation Committee by Sir A Malet Bart Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Incipit (heading): Bab al-shin ma' alif
Language(s): Persian.

References

Apparently not in Storey.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 282
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

23 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather Indian binding, with painted decoration in the same style as that on Vol 1, but with a different design.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir Alexander Warre Malet, Bart.

Availability

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