Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3751 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Bahai Letters


Untitled collection of undated Bahāʾī letters (8 in total) in a mix of Persian and Arabic, consisting of quotations from prayers and the Qurʾān

Burnished coloured papers; 5 bifolios loosely sown along the crease line

Unbound, kept in stamped bifolio

Not dated

IOL stamp: 17 Jul. 1908

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 10 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 180 × 110 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century CE ; India or Iran


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