Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 67. BOX 35. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Khulasat al-tawarikh by Sūjan Rāʾi, fl. 1690-1698

Inside front cover, printed slip: Lieut. Col. Briggs. The same work as Codrington/Reade No 66. Scribe's name effaced. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Naqqash i nigarkhanah i ka'inat wa musawwir i kargah i mumkinat
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 66.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 19 1ines on a page
Dimensions (leaf): 12.25 × 8.75 in.

Hand(s)

Shikastah Amiz.

Binding

Brown leather binding, presumably Indian from the end-papers, but in European style.

History

Origin: 15 Dhu Hijjah A.H. 1223.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by General John Briggs.

Availability

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