Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 28. BOX 14. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Majma' al-Ansab by Shabānkārahʹī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī, b. 1298

Front flyleaf, recto: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19. 1827. A history from the Creation to A.H. 736. For Malcolm's gift see the Donations Register for 19 May 1827 and the Transactions for 1830, pp. xcix-c. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Al-hamdu lillahi alladhi ja'ala al-hamd miftahan li-dhikrihi
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, i, pp. 84-5.
Rieu, i, pp. 83-4.
Ethe, No 21.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 145
Dimensions (leaf): 8.75

Layout

15 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather European-style binding with tooling on spine.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Malcolm.

Availability

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