Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 29. BOX 17. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Rawdat al-Safa fi sirat al-anbiya' wa-'l-muluk wa-'l-khulafa' by Mīr Khvānd, Muḥammad ibn Khāvandshāh, 1433-1498
(Varies from that given by Rieu and Ethe.) Third front flylead, recto: Presented to the Oriental Translation Committe by Sir A Malet Bart Inside back cover: bookplate of Sir Cha. Warre Malet. Oriental brown leather with blind-stamped panels picked out in white. In poor condition. A general history from the earliest times to A.H. 911. Vol. 1. Preface and history to the time of the last Sassanian King, Yazdajird 111. Illuminated panel on folio 1b. Ruled margins. Headings and punctuation in red.
Incipit: Muluk-i kamkar wa salatin-i namdar
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, i, pp. 92-101.
Rieu, i, pp. 87-8.
Ethe, No 24.
For Sir Alexander Malet's gift see the Transactions, 1830, pp. xxxiv-xxxv.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 223
Dimensions (leaf): 13.25 × 8.75 in.


26 lines on a page




Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir A. Malet, Bart.


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