Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 223 (1). (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of The Arabic sentences which occur in the Gulistan, with Persian translations by Anon.
Author: Anon.

First flyleaf, verso: Presented by Dr Conwell June 29. 1830 Second flyleaf, recto: William Eugene Cowell. 1811. Bellary The Arabic is written in naskh in black ink, the Persian in nasta'liq in red. Has no title or introduction. The identification of the subject is given by Morley.

Incipit: I'malu Ala Da'uda shukran
Language(s): Persian and Arabic.

References

None traced.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 13 out of 23
Dimensions (leaf): 8.25

Layout

11 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Naskh and nasta'liq with some shikastah forms.

Binding

Brown leather binding with blind tooling, probably Indian but with European-style sewing.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Dr William Eugene Conwell.

Availability

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