Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 64* (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Arabic grammar, 2 works

Contents

Two works on Arabic grammar; both 18th cent.; owner’s inscription at beginning stating the name Dūst Muḥammad Karīm Allāh

Language(s): Persian & Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex

Hand(s)

History

Origin: 18th-19th centuries CE ; India

1

Contents

ff. 1v-29v

Treatise on Arabic grammar

Dated colophon (f. 29v): Shaʿbān 1127/August 1715

Heavily annotated by later owners

Language(s): Persian & Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 29 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 211 × 144 mm.

History

Origin: Shaʿbān 1127 AH; August 1715 CE ; India

2

Contents

ff. 30v-58r

Treatise on Arabic grammar

Dated colophon (ff. 57v-58r): written hastily in regnal year 7 of Emperor Akbar [II]

Heavily annotated by later owners

Language(s): Persian & Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 28 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 211 × 144 mm.

History

Origin: 1813 CE ; India

Additional Information

Availability

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