Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 233. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Jāmiʻ al-qawānīn by Kanawjī, Khalīfah Shāh Muḥammad, active 17th century

Numerous Persian glosses and annotations in English, presumably written by Sir Charles Warre or his son. Inside back cover: armorial bookplate of Sir Chas. Warre Malet Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Sitayish u niyayish (mar) ahadi-ra
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 232.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 62
Dimensions (leaf): 5.75

Layout

12 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Dark red leather binding.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir Alexander Warre Malet Bart.

Availability

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