Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 49. BOX 19. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Habib al-siyar. Vol. II by Khvānd Mīr, Ghiyās̲ al-Dīn ibn Humām al-Dīn, ca. 1475-1535?

Front flyleaf, recto: Presented by Sir John Malcolm May 19. 1827. Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 46. Ruled margins covering juncture of paper of text and margins.

Incipit: Al-hamdu lillah alladhi ja'ala lil-nabiyyin lisan sidq 'aliyyan
Language(s): Persian.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 457
Dimensions (leaf): 10.5 × 5.75 in.

Layout

20 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather European binding with tooled decoration on spine and edges of covers.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Malcolm.

Availability

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