Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 357 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Majma' al-furs by Muhammad Qasim b. Hajji Muhammad Kashani (Sururi).

The initial entry is written on a page inserted in the Library copy of Codrington, after p. 544, now loose. F1a: Note of presentation by Khan Bahadur Mirza Muhammad Folio 341b: note of possession of Muhammad b. Qutb Din. A Persian dictionary. The first edition of the work. Headings and punctuation in red. Author's poetical name is 'Sururi'.

Incipit: Ibtida-yi kalam-i har danishmand-i sukhanwar
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, iii, pp. 23-6.
Rieu, ii, pp. 498-9.
Ethe, No 2478.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 341
Dimensions (leaf): 9.5


17 lines on a page


Quite recent green half-leather binding with tooling on spine.


Origin: Saturday 29 Jumada 1 A.H. 1263.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Khan Bahadur Mirza Muhammad of Basra, 26 March 1924.


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


Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.

See the Availability section of this record for information on viewing the item in a reading room.