Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 232 (bis). (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Tarab al-Sibyan by Muḣammad 'Abd Allāh, Nūr al-Dīn, al-Shīrāzi̲, active 1625-1640

Headings and some punctuation in red. A few pages have margins crudely drawn freehand. A manuscript of very poor quality in all respects.

Incipit: Ba'd az hamd bi-'add WD (hamd u thanay in India office MS) mar hadrat-i wahid al-samad
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, iii, pp. 313-5 (3).
Ethe No 2066 (1).
The only MS noted by Storey.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios
Dimensions (leaf): 5.25

Layout

14 lines to the page, usually

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Has previously escaped being catalogued, but is kept inside the binding of Codrington/Reade No 232 and presumably is the second work mentioned in the slip pasted in the back cover of that book and entered the collection with it. Unbound; may once have had a binding.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presumably bequeathed by Major David Price.

Availability

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