Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 37. KEPT SEPARATELY IN UN-NUMBERED CASE. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Rawdat al-Safa. Vols. I, II, III 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.

Language(s): Persian.


As for Codrington/Reade No 29.
General Gordon's bequest is mentioned, without details in the donations register under November 6 1841. The bequest is mentioned in J.R.A.S., vii, 1843, Annual Report, p. x, and the manuscripts are briefly listed in the Proceedings, pp. xxx-xxxi.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 403
Dimensions (leaf): 14.25


Bad damage at the beginning.


30 lines on a page


Oriental red leather binding with stamped cartouches.


Origin: Book I, 6 Dhu 'l-Qa'da 1022. Book II, `6 Jumada II 1023. Book III, 6 third month 1024.

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of General Thomas Gordon (of Buthlaw).


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