Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 62A* (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Qur'anic recitation


Unidentified treatise on conventions for the correct recitation of the Qur'an based on the works of the Persian grammarian of Arabic, ʿAmr ibn ʿUs̲mān al-Sībavayh

Defective at beginning

Dated colophon (f. 97v): Saturday, 26 Ṣafar 1260/17 March 1844

Unbound with loose folios generally in order; no covers; fragile

Language(s): Persian & Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 97 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 185 × 108 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 26 Ṣafar 1260 AH; 17 March 1844 CE ; India


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