Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 44. BOX 20. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Rawz̤at al-ṣafā. Vol. VII by Mīr Khvānd, Muḥammad ibn Khāvandshāh, 1433-1498

Inside front cover: armorial bookplate of Sir Cha Warre Malet. Second front flyleaf, recto: Presented to the Oriental Translation Committee by Sir A Malet Bart Back cover in poor condition. History of Sultan Husain Mlrza. Lacks the geographical appendix. Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 29. Same scribe as Codrington/Reade No 40, who is named there. Iluminated panel at beginning. Ruled margins. Rubricated headings and punctuation.

Incipit: Husul i sa'adat i darain hamd i parwardgarist ki abu 'l-bashar-ra
Language(s): Persian.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 111
Dimensions (leaf): 13.75 × 8.75 in.

Layout

27 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Naskh.

Binding

Format and binding uniform with Codrington/Reade Nos 39 and 40.

History

Origin: Undated, but see Codrington/Reade Nos. 30 and 40.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir A. Malet, Bart.

Availability

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