Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 34. KEPT SEPARATELY IN UN-NUMBERED BOX. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

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

Flyleaf, recto: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19. 1827. Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 29. Ruled margins. Headings in red.

Incipit: Incipit as Codrington/Reade No 32, but the first two folios are replacements.
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 29.
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: Folios 709
Dimensions (leaf): 11.25

Layout

19 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Red leather Oriental binding with silvered tooled panels.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Malcolm.

Availability

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