Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3656 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Sayr al-bilad of Mughal Beg


1 copy of Sayr al-bilād by Mughul Bayg ibn Muḥammad Bayg

Gazetteer of northern and western India with description of travel routes to neighbouring Asiatic countries (Iran, Afghanistan, and Turkistan), begun in 1205/1790-1 at the suggestion of ‘Wilford ṣāḥib’ (Lieut.-Col. Francis Wilford)

Work completed in the same year as this manuscript

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 277 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 273 × 171 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 15 Muḥ. 1213 AH; 1 July 1798 CE ; 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/24_f022r


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