Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 76. BOX 37. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Tadhkirah i Ahwal i Salatin i Bijapur by Sayyid Ghulam Muhiyy al-Din Pirzadah.

The author is not mentioned in the text or elsewhere in this MS, but is identified by contemporary British observers in India. Inside front cover, printed slip: Lieut. Col. Briggs. A short history of the Adil Shahi dynasty of Bijapur to A.H. 1111. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Al-hamdu lillah ... tarikhi mukhtasar.
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, i, pp. 744-5.
Rieu, i, pp. 318-9.
(The only other MS in Storey).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 39
Dimensions (leaf): 8.25 × 6.25 in.

Layout

14 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Shikastah Amiz.

Binding

Red leather Oriental binding. Short Devanagiri inscription in ink on front.

History

Origin: Tuesday 6 Ramadan A.H. 1234.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by General Briggs.

Availability

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