Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 81. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Ḥadīqat al-ʻālam by Mīr ʻĀlam, Abū al-Qāsim ibn Raz̤ī al-Dīn

Folio one, recto, stamp, the name entered in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by Major Genl. Bagnold. History of the Qutb-Shahs and Nizams of Haidarabad. The first Maqalah, on the Qutb-Shahs, only. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Nizam-i mulk-i sukhanwari wa intizam-i qalamraw-i ma'ni-gustari
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, i, pp. 750-2.
Rieu, i, pp. 320-21.
Ethe, No 465.
Entered in Donations Register for March 7 1857.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 336
Dimensions (leaf): 12

Layout

15 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Red leather binding with stamped and painted decoration. Presumably Oriental but with European-style bands on spine.

History

Origin: Aurangabad. 14 Muharram A.H. 1258.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Major General Bagnold.

Availability

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