Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 463 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Letters of Mahmud Gavan


1 copy of Riyāz̤ al-inshāʾ by Maḥmūd Gāwān̲, 1411?-1481

Collection of refined letters and petitions by the great Bahmanid minister, Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad Gīlānī (d. 886/1481)

Dated: Z̲ū al-Ḥijjah 1083/March-April 1673

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 166 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 266 × 159 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: Z̲ū al-Ḥijjah 1083 (March - April 1673) AH ; India

Record Sources

Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/26_f014r


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