Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 31. BOX 15. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Rawdat al-safa. Vol. 1 by 2 authors

(As Rieu and Ethe.) Folio one recto: signature of David Price. The same work as Codrington/Reade No 29. Ruled margins. Headings and punctuation in red.
Incipit: Zib i fihrist i nuskhah i mafakhir i anbiya
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 29.
For Price's bequest see the Journal for 1836, pp. xii-xiv (an obituary note p. lx).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 302
Dimensions (leaf): 12.75 × 7.5 in.

Condition

Some worming. Some pages repaired.

Layout

21 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

European-style? binding with marbled board covers and leather spine.

History

Origin: 27 Safar A.H. 1037.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Major David Price.

Availability

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