Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 33. KEPT SEPARATELY IN UN-NUMBERED BOX. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Rawdat al-Safa. Vol. II by Mīr Khvānd, Muḥammad ibn Khāvandshāh, 1433-1498

Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 29. Ruled margins. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Incipit as Codrington/Reade No 32.
Language(s): Persian.


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 508
Dimensions (leaf): 10.75 × 6.5 in.


19 lines on a page


Orienal binding with decorated board covers and European-style leather spine.


Origin: 1076 (A.D. 1665).

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Major David Price.


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