Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 235. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Fihrist-i Kutub-i Kitabkhanah-i Sarkar by Anon.

Author: Anon.
(A later heading specifies that the Library is that of the 'College'.) Inside front cover, stamp, the name entered in ink: Presented to the Royal Asiatic Society by G C Haughton Inside back cover: a) Signature of G C Haughton b) a note, corrected in two places, the final version reading: A Catalogue of the Oriental MSS. in the College of Fort William. Copied out in the year 1813. A catalogue of the Oriental MSS in the College of Fort William. The entries for the manuscripts are laid out on a grid, printed in red, as for some kind of register, with spaces used for number title, condition, quality of script and language.
Incipit: Incipit, heading: Fihrist-i kutub-i kitabkhanah-i sarkar az 'ilm-i sarf-i 'arabi
Language(s): Persian.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 138
Dimensions (leaf): 10 × 8.5 in.

Layout

9 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

History

Origin: Calcutta, presumably. A.D. 1813.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir Graves C. Haughton.

Availability

Visitors are welcome to consult manuscripts in the library by prior appointment. Information on access is available on the library page of the Society's web site at www.royalasiaticsociety.org and appointments can be arranged by e-mailing library@royalasiaticsociety.org


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