Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 327. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Anvār-i Suhaylī by Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ, d. 1504 or 5

F1a: a) Stamp, the name filled in in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by Major Genl. Bagnold. b) Impression of small rectangular seal, Ya Mahmud dated 1139, beside a paraph, Hu al-Mahmud. Both of a Mahmud, evidently. c) Impression of rectangular seal of Bahadur Shaikh, dated 1194 (1780). Ruled margins. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Hadrat-i hakim 'ala al-itlaq jallat hikmatuhu
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 326.
Entered in Donations Register for March 7 1857.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 408 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 9.5 × 5.5 in.

Layout

14 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq. Hajji 'Ali Katib

Binding

Red leather Indian binding with blind-stamped decoration.

History

Origin: Wednesday 17 Rajab A.H. 926 (3 July 1520).

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Major General Bagnold.

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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