Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 20. BOX 10. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Manaqib al-Murtadawi by Kashfī Tirmiz̲ī, Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ ibn ʻAbd Allāh, d. 1650 or 51

Penultimate flyleaf, verso: signature of David Price. On the virtues of 'Ali ben Abi Talib, in twelve books. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Khudawanda 'ata kun nash'[at] i dhauq * ki aghazam bi-namat nama-i shauq
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, 1, pp.214-5.
No copy in Rieu or Ethe.
For Price's bequest see the Journal for 1836, pp. xii-xiv (an obituary note p. lx).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 416
Dimensions (leaf): 11.75 × 7.25 in.

Layout

14 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Red leather oriental tooled binding, the spine an English replacement.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Major David Price.

Availability

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