Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 283A. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Dīvān-i ʻUrfī

The initial entry is written in the Library copy of Codrington. Incomplete at end. Flyleaf, recto: a) Impression of oval seal: Dustdar Muhammad, partially effaced. b) Note of ownership of Fakhr al-Din Ahmad. FA2a: Impression of oval seal: Saifallah? ...?, partly effaced. Final folio, verso: impression of stamp: Mohomed Noorul Huq / 15 Gholam SuBhan's Lane Begins with a piece in prose by 'Urfi here entitled Al-risalah nafsiyyah (sic, and perhaps written nafisah). Ruled margins and dividing panels in red. Simple decorated panel above beginning of text.

Incipit: Hamdi kih nihayat-i shayistagi
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade no 283.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

17 lines to the page in double column, with diagonally written text in margins

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather English binding.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance: Sayyid Amir 'Ali.

Availability

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