Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 296. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Tuḥfat al-ʻIrāqayn by Khāqānī, Afz̤al al-Dīn Shirvānī, ca. 1126-1198 or 9

Some marginal notes. Back flyleaf, verso: verses. Inside front cover: Note on the power of the prophets. Headings in red.

Incipit: Ma'im nazaragan-i ghamnak
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 295,

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 118 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 8.25 × 5.5 in.

Condition

Flap largely missing, spine repaired. Some worm damage.

Layout

13 lines to the page in double column

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq..

Binding

Red leather Indian binding, with stamped and painted decoration.

History

Origin: Saturday 11 Shawwal A.H. 1210 (19 April 1795).

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequeathed by Major David Price.

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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