Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4027 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Irvine Collection

Nata'ij al-afkar, tract


1 copy of Natāʾij al-afkār by Muḥammad Qudrat Allāh Khān Gūpāmavī "Qudrat"

Taz̲kirah of ancient and modern Persian poets, containing 525 concise notices with verse quotations, completed 1258 / 1842, dedicated to the last titular Nawab of the Carnatic, Muḥammad Ghaws̲ Khān

Table of contents at beginning (ff. IIr-Xv)

Tract 3 of 6

Language(s): Persian

Transcribed by order of G. J. Nicholls, Judge at Farrukhabad, from a manuscript obtained from Agra

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 151 ff.; also paginated in Persian (pp. 1-18; 1-301)
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 275 mm.


Rough shikastah āmīz; in 2 different hands: 1) Muḥammad Ghulām Muḥyī al-Dīn ʿUs̲mānī, 2) Muḥammad

Fakhr al-Dīn, both residents (mutavaṭṭinān) of Bareilly




Origin: Wednesday, 22 Ram. 1312 AH; 20 March 1895 CE Bāns Barīlī (Bareilly) ; India

Provenance and Acquisition

William Irvine

Mawlavī Muḥammad ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Ghāzīpūrī


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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/16 16_61r


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