Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 308. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Dīvān-i Mirzā Sayyid Muḥammad Saḥāb

Donations Register for May 19 1827. F1a: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19. 1830. Incomplete at end, breaking off in the section of ruba'is with the final letter dal. On watermarked European paper. Ruled margins. Lacks headings; possibly left unfinished.

Incipit: Chih shud kih charkh-i jafa-pishah kard mail-i wafa
Language(s): Persian.

References

Rieu, Suppt., pp. 84-6, 88-90. (Entries in takhkiras only)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 174 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 10.75

Layout

12 lines to the page in double column

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Persian lacquered board binding with gilt and floral decoration.

History

Origin: Persia.

Provenance and Acquisition

Sir John Malcolm. (So on the MS. In the Handwritten Catalogue:Sir Alexander Warre Malet, which seems to be a slip.

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