Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 348 (1) (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Risalah-i Wasi Qutb or Risalah-i Wusul. On the basic principles of the Muslim faith by Wasi Qutb.

Flyleaf before text, verso a) List of contents in Persian, with price, in siyaq, 4 rupees (?). b) Pasted slip, the name printed: presented by Sir George Staunton Bart. February 5, 1825 G H N. F1a: a) Note of ownership by MSAYL? Khan, in Persian, partly defaced. b) Nore of price: 5 rupees. Blank pages between the three works and assorted flyleaves covered with various notes and scribbles. The first title seems to be the title in the colophon; the second is given on the verso of the flyleaf preceding the text. Bound with two other works, all in different formats. Codrington/Reade Nos 348(2), 348 (3). Author may possibly be Wasi Qutb (unidentified).

Incipit: Incipit, after benediction: bidankih iman iqrar kardan ast
Language(s): Persian.

References

None traced.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 7 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 5.5

Layout

16 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

English binding, brown half-leather and marbled paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir George Staunton Bart.

Availability

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