Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4526 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

History of Gaekwar by Munshi Sara Bhai, fragment


1 copy of Ḥaqīqat-i sarkār-i Gāyikvār by Munshīʾ Sārā Bhāʾī

Fragment from the history of the Gaekwar Maharajahs of Baroda (Vadodara), extending from their origins to 1818 CE, by Munshi Sara Bha'i

Consists only of the first third of the text in IO Islamic 4525 (f. 12v)

Not dated

Probably the same hand as that of the scribe Mānik Laʿl valad-i Tarang (?) Laʿl Bharam Khatrī

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 13 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 292 × 187 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century CE ; India

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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/6_f258r


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