Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 324. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of A Qasidah in praise of the Governor General of India, the Marquess of Hastings
Author: Unknown?

F1a: a) Ex libris C.J. Doyle A.D. 1820. b) Soc. Reg. Asiatic. 1834 ... Inside front cover: a) Title in English. b) Presented to the Royal Asiatic Society by Lieut. Colonel Doyle 15th of March 1834. Thin red leather casing with gilt decoration. Richly illuminated throughout. Asadullah was illuminator or scribe or both.

Incipit: Dush dar mulk-i sukhan khaimah zadam chun Afdal
Language(s): Persian.


Possibly unique.
Entered in the Donations Register for 15 March 1834. No 3 in list of Persian MSS.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 7 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 8.75 × 5.25 in.


9 lines to the page in double column


Nasta'liq. Asadullah


Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Colonel C.J. Doyle.


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