Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 300A. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Poetical works of Qasimi by Qāsimī Gunābādī, Muḥammad Qāsim, d. 1574 or 5

The original entry is written on the Library copy of Codrington. First three folios remargined. a) Khudawand-i bi-chun khuda'i tu-rast b) Ilahi bi-haqq padishahi tu-rast c) Jahan-dawara kibriya'i tu-rast (written: purast F1b. Impression of rectangular seal of Muhammad Hasan al-Musawi, dated 1204. Inside front cover: description of contents in English and note of presentation by Gerald Elias Esq. a) Shahnamah-i Shah Ismail (54 ff.). b) Shah namah-i Shahrukh (59ff). c) History of Shah Tahmasp (60ff). Ruled margins. Headings in red. Panel of illumination above opening of each of the three works.

Incipit: Incipits
Language(s): Persian.


As for Codrington/Reade No 300.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 169
Dimensions (leaf): 10 × 6.5 in.


21 lines on a page in four columns




Black leather Oriental binding with some toolled and painted decoration and marbled doublures.


Origin: 20 Muharram 1014.

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance: Gerald Elias.


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