Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4415 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Catalogue of MSS from the Arcot Royal Library


1 copy of Fihrist-i kutub-i sarkār-i fayz̤'madār

Handlist authors' names and titles for manuscripts (without description) belonging to the gubernatorial library of the Arkāt (Arcot) Nawabs ruling the Carnatic region of southern India, with quantities recorded in raqam annotation

Not dated, lacking colophon

Presented to St Augustine's College by the late Archdeacon of Madras, Rev. Thomas Robinson, D.D.

Language(s): Persian and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 48 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 232 × 170 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century CE Madras ; India


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