Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 63. IN UNNUMBERED BOX. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Tarikh i Firishtah, or Gulshan i Ibrahimi by 2 authors

First flyleaf, recto. Impression of rectangular seal of Thakar? Parshad dated 123?4 and regnal year 12? Needs checking. Last folio, verso. Impression of the same seal. Inside front cover, printed slip: Lieut. Col. Briggs. The same work as Codrington/Reade No 61. Headings in red. Ruled margins. Illuminated initial opening.

Incipit: As No 62.
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 61.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 576
Dimensions (leaf): 16

Layout

23 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Red and brown leather Oriental binding with tooled and painted decoration.

History

Origin: 2 Jumada I A.H. 1159, regnal year 29 of Muhammad Shah.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by General John Briggs.

Availability

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