Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 245. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Khusraw va-Shīrīn by Ruh al-Amin, the takkhallus of Mir Muhammad Amin Shahristani, known as Mir Jumlah.

Imperfect at beginning. Front flyleaf, recto: Presented by Sir J Malcolm May 19. 1827. For author's name, see f.225b.

Incipit: ... bigufta guyamit gar gush dari
Language(s): Persian.

References

Ethe, No 1539. Cf. Rieu, ii, p. 675.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 239
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

15 lines on a page in double column

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Red leather Indian binding with stamps pressed on to metal foil.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Malcolm.

Availability

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