Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 345 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of A brief history of the Mughal Empire, from the birth of Aurangzib to the reign of Muhammad Shah by Anon.
Author: Anon.

F1a. Signature of David Price. Marginal notes in the hand of Price.

Incipit: Muhiyy al-Din Muhammad Aurangzib
Language(s): Persian.

References

Not traced.
For Price's bequest see J.R.A.S., iii (1836), pp. xii-xiv, lx.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 20 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 10 × 5.75 in.

Layout

15 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Ta'liq.

Binding

Red leather Indian binding with stamped and painted decoration.

History

Origin: In colophon 6 Safar 1110, but this is later than events described in the text. Cf. Codrington/Reade 345 (2) and (3) and emend to 1210? (1795-6?).

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequeathed by Major David Price.

Availability

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