Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 250. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Iskandar-namah-i Bahri or Sharaf-namah by Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 or 41-1202 or 3

Second front flyleaf, recto: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19. 1827. The second of the two parts of Nizami's Iskandar-namah Red ruled margins on first opening. Red headings.

Incipit: Khirad har kuja ganji arad padid
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 246.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 124 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 5.5

Layout

13 lines to the page

Binding

Red leather Indian binding with panels of stamping on foil and painted lines.

History

Origin: The garden of Sayyid 'Asim Khan Mubariz Jang Bahadur in Chinapatan, known as Mandras (sic). Breakfast time, Friday 1 Rabi' II A.H. 1212 (23 September 1797).

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Malcolm. (Donations Register for May 19 1827.)

Availability

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