Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Storey Persian 4 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Nān va ḥalvā by ʻĀmilī, Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn, 1547-1621

Frony flyleaf, recto: Note of price as 1/-. Loose withing the manuscrit: a) Slip pencilled with: Storey Collection (This appears to be the only evidence that the MS came from Storey) b) Slip again giving the price as 1/- only. c) Card with a description of Diwan of Lami'i dated 1308 and designated No 10 and as from C.A. Storey. d) Slip with number given by A.H.M. Board and marbled paper cover. Loose. The number is assigned by A.H.M., April 2010. A mathnawi poem composed during the Hajj, with a brief prose introduction in Arabic. Headings in red.

Incipit: Hamd allah (sic) 'ala ifdalihi
Language(s): Persian.

References

Rieu, ii, p.679.
Ethe, No 1517.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

17 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of C. A. Storey.

Availability

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