Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Z. 9 (Old Library, Jesus College, Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Miscellaneous manuscript bearing the English title: Miscellaneous Persian Poetry &Prose, Extracts from Poems &Forms of Commissions, Deeds, etc.
1. ff. 4v-5r
Title: Poem
Incipit: The first hemistich in f. 4v reads: در طريق عاشقی آز رزمی بايد كشيد
Language(s): Persian

References

2. ff. 6v-35r
Incipit: The first verse in f. 6v reads: ثنا میكنم ایزد پاك را ثریا ده طارم تاك را
Language(s): Persian

References

3. ff. 45r-88r

Language(s): Persian

References

Physical Description

Form: other
Support: Oriental paper
Extent: 156 ff. [57 of them blank]
Dimensions (leaf): 23,8
Dimensions (written):
Foliation: Foliation supplied by the cataloguer

Collation

Due to the tight modern binding it is not possible to describe the collation of the quires

Catchwords in each verso from ff. 6b-34b

Condition

Good condition

Layout

Hand(s)

Nastaʿlīq, black ink

Decoration

Binding

Modern binding in red leather with flap

Seal(s):

Wax seal attached to f. 98v

History

Origin: 1118 ca. AH; 1707 ca. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The manuscript was the property of George Lewis, d. 1729, as stated in a seal bearing his name in Arabic characters and the date 1707

Presented by George Lewis, d. 1729

Availability

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