Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 85. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


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

Folio one, recto: two impressions of small bevelled rectangular seal: David Pris 1210. Last back flyleaf, verso: When kindred souls shall blend in [one?] another. Red leather Oriental bind with blind stamped and tooled decoration. Spine a European replacement. Detached portions of the work, as described in Morley's printed catalogue. Parts of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 82. Space for rubrics left unfilled.

Incipit: Fihris-i nuskhah-i daftar-i kull-i hamd-i padshah malik al-mulk
Language(s): Persian.


As for RAS Persian 82.
For Price's bequest see the Journal for 1836, pp. xii-xiv (an obituary note p. lx).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 92
Dimensions (leaf): 9.75 × 5.75 in.


13 lines on a page


Shikastah Amiz.


Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest from Major David Price, received 5 March 1836.


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.