Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 98. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Tuzuk-i Timuri by Salar Muhammad son of La'l Muhammad

Second flyleaf, recto: declaration of Ghulam Muhammad dated 4 Sha'ban 1239 recording his gift of the book to 'Ali Sahib at Sikandrabad, attested by four witnesses. Final folio, verso: a plan of a battle formation, such as is found in the text, but laid out on ruled pencilled lines, with the units shown in the European fashion as blocks with flags on. Headings punctuation and vocalisation in red, largely confined to the opening and closing pages. Text consists of The Institutes of Timur.

Incipit: Tuzuk u kankash-i umur-i mulk-giri u jahandari
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, i, pp. 280-3.
Rieu, i, pp. 177-8.
Ethe, No 196.
For Newbold's gift see Donations Register for March 19 1842 and J.R.A.S. vii (1843), Proceedings, p. xxxi. For Thomas John Newbold see Buckland)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 126
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

10 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Red cloth English binding, with title etc. tooled on spine, in 1971 as noted inside front cover.

History

Origin: Angrizpalam? at the threshold of the Vizier Sahib. See colophon. Sunday 21 Rajab A.H. 1229.

Availability

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