Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4479 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Tipu Sultan, corpus of inscriptions


Corpus of Arabic and Persian inscriptions, legends, and commemmorative poetry celebrating Tipu Sultan of Mysore inscribed on his weapons, firearms, and monuments

Parallel English translation and notes added later

Partially foliated; 13 folios (19 folios approximately unfoliated)

Language(s): Persian & English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 13 ff. (+ 19)
Dimensions (leaf): 198 × 165 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century CE Mysore? ; India


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