Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian Uncat 2 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Sayr al-Bilad by Mughal Beg

F1a: a) Signature of Ellis, dated 16.12.08. b) Signature, C.A. Storey c) In Ellis's hand: Luzac (Raverty). Front flyleaf, recto, pasted slip with handwritten description of the manuscript, the price Đ2 and the number E(llis?) 72. Front flyleaf, verso, price 30/-. An account of travels in N. India the Punjab and Afghanistan, undertaken in the 1790s on behalf of Lieut.-Col. Francis Wilford. This MS contains the introduction and the last two sections of 4. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Ba'd-i tamhid-i hamd-i ilahi
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, ii, 1, pp. 147-8.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 198 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 8.75 × 6.75 in.

Layout

18 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq. Nur Muhammad Qandahari

Binding

English half-leather and marbled paper binding.

History

Origin: The village of Tarrington? in England. A.H. 1284, A.D. 1867.

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of C.A. Storey, presumably. Formerly in the Library of Major H.G. Raverty.

Availability

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