Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 51. BOX 9. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Habib al-siyar. First chapter of the second volume by Khvānd Mīr, Ghiyās̲ al-Dīn ibn Humām al-Dīn, ca. 1475-1535?

Bound up with Codrington/Reade No. 19, which it follows. A different scribe. See that entry for further details. Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No. 46. Illuminated panel on f1b. Ruled margins covering join of paper of text and margins. Red and gold rubrication.

Incipit: Al-hamdu lillah alladhi ja'ala lilnabiyyin lisan sidq 'aliiyyan
Language(s): Persian.


As for Codrington/Reade No 46.
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 107
Dimensions (leaf): 11 × 7.25 in.


19 lines on a page


Origin: 12 Rajab 999.

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Major David Price.


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