Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

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

Persian Manuscripts


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.


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.


14 lines to the page


Nasta'liq. Hajji 'Ali Katib


Red leather Indian binding with blind-stamped decoration.


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

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Major General Bagnold.


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