Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms32d(o) (University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, University of St Andrews)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of نامه فارسي

Roll containing illuminated address to James Robertson (1714-95), Professor of Hebrew, University of Edinburgh, dated AH1199/AD1784. This letter contains some Ayat from Quran and some lines from Sadi Shirazi poem. The writer used Ayat to emphasise points

Incipit: (basmalla) قبله ارباب فضايل وکعبه اصحاب فواضل مدظله العالي
Explicit: في تاريخ غره شهر شعبان المعظم الف سني ومائة وتسعة وتسعين
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 27.5 × 7.25 in.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:

Collation

Layout

Hand(s)

Nastaligh

Additions:
  • marginalia Marginal notes in
  • orthography
  • paper

Binding

History

Origin: 1119 AH; 1784 CE

Record Sources

Record based on Handlist held in University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, with additional enhancements by the Fihrist team

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