Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3767 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Extracts on Afghanistan


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

ff. 127-154 left blank

Some variation in dimentions of individual tracts

Annotations in English, possibly by Anderson

IOL stamp: 19 Mar 1909

According to a colophon (f. 158v): completed by Mīrzā Yaḥyá the munshīʾ, the servant of Captain Anderson Ṣāḥib Bahādur, in Ashraf al-bilād-i Aḥmad Shāhī (Kandahar), at the request of his master, on Wednesday, 16 Muḥarram 1257/10 March 1841

Dated seal below colophon: ʿAbduhu Yaḥyá 1254

Language(s): Persian & English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 158
Dimensions (leaf): 215 × 171 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: Wednesday, 16 Muḥarram 1257 AH; 10 March 1841 CE ; Kandahar, Afghanistan


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