Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4017 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Irvine Collection

Divan-i Maghribi


1 copy of Dīvān-i Maghribī by Mullā Muḥammad Shīrīn Nāʾīnī "Maghribī"

Collection of poems, including ghazals, tarjīʿbands, and mas̲navīs, by a poet who died (according to ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Jāmī's Nafaḥāt al-uns) at Tabriz, in 809 / 1406-7

Verses in order different to the edition published in Iran, 1280 / 1863

Language(s): Persian

Transcribed by order of G. J. Nicholls, Judge at Farrukhabad, from a manuscript obtained from AgraCopied from an original manuscript belonging to the library of

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 52 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 165 × 254 mm.


Clear, but inelegant nastaʿlīq

. Scribe: Muḥammad ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz of Bhitrī




Origin: 24 February 1903 CE ; India

Provenance and Acquisition

William Irvine

Muḥammad ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz of Bhitrī


William Irvine

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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/15 15_130r


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