Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3764 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Extracts on Afghanistan, vol. 3


Miscellaneous extracts and tracts in Persian relating to the history of Afghanistan

Prefixed with a list of contents at the beginning

Volume 3 of 3

Some variation in dimentions of individual tracts

Annotations in English

IOL stamp: 19 Mar 1909

Watermarks apparent on some section of paper, for example, f. 64: GW 1836

According to a colophon (f. 63v): completed Thursday, 11 Ṣafar 1258/24 March 1842, by Mīrzā Ḥusayn ʿAlī RSHVMZ (?) Hiravī, at Ashraf al-bilād-i Aḥmad Shāhī (Kandahar), in the house of Captain Anderson Ṣāḥib Bahādur of the English (EI) Company's cannonade

Language(s): Persian & English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 193
Dimensions (leaf): 325 × 205 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: Thursday, 11 Ṣafar 1258 AH; 24 March 1842 CE ; Kandahar, Afghanistan


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