Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 22 (2). BOX 12. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Saljuqnama by Zahir al-Din Nishapuri.

Copied from a manuscript missing a leaf or two at the end. Bound together with Codrington/Reade No 22 (1). Neither title or author's name appear in the MS. For the identification see Morton's edition. Headings and some punctuation in red.

Incipit: Rabbi a'ni. Sipas u sitayish khuday-ra ki mausufast dhat-i u.
Language(s): Persian.

References

The only known manuscript of the work and served as the basis of the critical edition by A.H. Morton (Gibb Memorial Series, 2004).
For Malcolm's gift see the Donations Register for 19 May 1827 and the Transactions for 1830, pp. xcix-c.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios12
Dimensions (leaf): 12.75 × 9.25 in.

Layout

35 lines to a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Malcolm. For Malcolm's gift see the Donations Register for 19 May 1827 and the Transactions for 1830, pp. xcix-c.

Availability

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