Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 70. BOX 35. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Tārīkh-i Sind by Maʻṣūm, Mīr Muḥammad, 1538-1606

On watermarked European paper. Folio one, recto: a) signature of John Romer. b) Stamp, with name filled in in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by John Romer Esq Folio one, verso, in pencil: This work is imperfect in many places H G Raverty A history of Sind from the Muhammadan conquest to its annexation to Akbar's Empire.

Incipit: Bar dama'ir i safiyyah i kar-agahan i 'alam i bi-asas
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, i, pp. 651-3.
Rieu, i, p. 291.
Ethe, No 436.
Romer's gift is described in the Donations Register for November 18 1848 and the Journal for 1837, p. xiv.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 223
Dimensions (leaf): 8.5


11 lines on a page




Red leather European-style binding. Loose.


Origin: Dated A.H. 1233.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by John Romer.


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