Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3761 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Anderson Collection

Historical extracts, vol. 3


Untitled collection of historical and geographical extracts relating to contemporary Afghanistan and adjacent regions, including mythological and historic battles

Includes several sections with detailed observations on the environs, markets and society of Qandahar

Language(s): Persian and Turkish

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 250 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 311 × 225 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/8_f083r


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