Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 84. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Mirʼāt-i Aḥmadī by ʻAlī Muḥammad Khān, 1700?-

Folio one, recto: title in read, probably by original rubricator, and presentation stamp, as on Nos 82 and 83. The Khatimah or conclusion, giving an extensive account of the City and Subah of Ahmadabad. Uniform with Nos. 82 and 83, containing the earlier portions of the work. Scribe: Shiv La'l son of Sundar La'l Nakir Ahmadabadi. Written for John Romer. Rubrication as on No 82.

Incipit: Khatimah dar bayan-i bana wa 'ard wa tul wa daur-i hisar-i shahr-panah
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for RAS Persian MSS Nos 82 and 83.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 43
Dimensions (leaf): 11.75

Layout

15 lines on a page

Binding

Binding uniform with Nos 82 and 83, but with spine replaced in England.

History

Origin: Surat. See No 84. Sunday 29 Dhu Qa'da A.H. 1237, 18 August A.D. 1822, Bahadurwashadbij 1878 Vikram Samvat.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by John Romer.

Availability

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