Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 306. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Dīvān-i Najīb

Probably written by Najib al-Din Jurbadaqani. To check. First half of the initial opening missing. Ruled margins and dividing panels. One half of illuminated initial opening survives. Paper tinted various colours. In the colophon the work is given the title Diwan Najib al-Din,

Incipit: ... Dadah qada zi qurs-i khur u tir-i mah kam
Language(s): Persian.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 120 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 4.25

Layout

14 lines to the page in double column

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Recent brown morocco European binding with flap. Held in blue card case with a slot holding the previous paper cover and samples of materials removed in the repairs and used for them.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by 'a subscriber, as noted in the Donations Register for 18 May 1833. Omitted from Morley's list of donors. There is nothing obvious on the MS itself.

Availability

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