Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 55* (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Islamic prayer rituals


Treatise on Sunnī prayer rituals and fiqh

Defective at beginning (beginning first bāb) and end

Not dated

Heavily annotated in parts

Later marbled covers with a label that does not match the contents

Unbound; fragile

Language(s): Persian & Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 237 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 220 × 160 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 17th-18th centuries CE ; India


Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact British Library, Registering for a Reader Pass. Contact apac-enquiries@bl.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript. For information on catalogues and ordering manuscripts see Finding and ordering Persian manuscripts in the British Library.

Funding of Cataloguing



Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.

See the Availability section of this record for information on viewing the item in a reading room.