Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4039 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Irvine Collection

Ta'rikh-i nayyirayn-i sa'dayn


1 copy of Tārīkh-i nayyirayn-i saʿdayn by Mīr Ghulām Aḥmad ibn Karīm Allāh Khān Dihlavī

Genealogical history of the author's acestors, with particular reference to their ascendence in the administration and government of the Timurid or Mughal province of Kashmir

Account extends from before the period of Emperor Akbar Iʼs annexation of Kashmir to the period of Emperor Akbar II (r. 1221-1253 / 1806-1837), in whose reign the work was written

Language(s): Persian

Copied from an original =-=-=-=-

Filiation: Copied, apparently at Benares, from a manuscript in the collection of the 'late' Prince Mīrzā Bulāqī, son of Mīrzā Ḥājjī, son of Emperor Shāh ʿĀlam

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 63 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 216 × 172 mm.



Origin: 4 November 1909 CE ; India

Provenance and Acquisition

William Irvine


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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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


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