Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3815B (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Rare collection of fantacy tales, part II


Second part of a rare collection of fantastic and moralistic tales, endorsed as ʿAjāʾib-i Gharāʾib, by an unnamed author

Not dated

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 317 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 260 × 162 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/19_f011r


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