Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 40. BOX 18. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


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

Second flyleaf, verso: Presented to the Oriental Translation Com by Sir A Malet Bart History of Timur and his successor to A.H. 873. Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 29. Illuminated initial opening. Headings etc. in red.

Incipit: Jawahir i hamd u sipas u la'ali i shukr-i bi qiyas
Language(s): Persian.


As for Codrington/Reade No 29.
For Sir Alexander Malet's gift see the Transactions for 1830, pp. xxxiv-xxxv.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 277
Dimensions (leaf): 13.75


27 lines on a page


Written in the same hand as Codrington/Reade No 39 and in the same format and binding.


Origin: Last day of Jumada I A.H. 996.


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