Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4074 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Irvine Collection

Tazkirat al-salatin-i Chaghata, vol 2


1 copy of Taz̲kirat al-salāṭīn-i Chaghatā by Muḥammad Hādī Kāmvar Khān Bahādur

History of the Timurid or Mughal Dynasty by the editor of the Jahangirnamah

Consists of the second volume with an account that synoptically and selectively covers the reign of Emperor Shahjahan I, omitting entirely the reign of Emperor ‘Alamgir I, resuming in the sixth regnal year of Emperor Bahadur Shah I until the seventh regnal year of Emperor Muhammad Shah’s reign

Account ends abruptly, thus defective

Not dated

Letter in Urdu appended to beginning

Statements of ownership and purchase at beginning

Heavily damaged by wormholes; stained; all folios starched and overlaid with gauze

William Irvine number 147, acquired 24 Nov. 1893

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 200 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 242 × 145 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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