Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 36. BOX 16. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


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

Front flyleaf, recto: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19. 1827. Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 29. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Incipit as Codrington/Reade No 35.
Language(s): Persian.


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 204
Dimensions (leaf): 11.25 × 6.25 in.


24 lines on a page


Red leather Oriental binding with tooled panels.


Origin: 16 Safar A.H. 1079. (A.D. 1685)

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Malcolm.


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