Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 265. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Dīvān-i Ḥāfiẓ

F1a: a) Signature of Mir Bahadur 'Ali in Arabic script. b) signature of W. Francklin First flyleaf, recto: a) Signature of Mir Bahadur 'Ali and date 1804 A.D., in Arabic script. b) Signature of T? Raban. Inside front cover: W. Francklin 1793, scored through. On front cover: Mir Bahadur 'Ali. Ruled margins and dividing panels. Headings in red. With the preface by Muhammad Gulandam

Incipit: Hamd-i bi-hadd wa thana-yi bi-'add wa sipas-i bi-qiyas
Language(s): Persian.

References

Rieu, ii, pp. 627-9.
Ethe, No 1246.
Encyclopaedia of Islam, s.v. Hafiz.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 205 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 14 × 8.5 in.

Layout

15 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather European-style binding with some painted decoration.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Lieutenant Colonel William Francklin.

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


Comments

Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.

TO TOP