Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4636 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Hazin's Tazkirat ul-ahval


1 copy of Taz̲kirat al-aḥvāl by Muḥammad ʿAlī Ḥazīn, 1692?-1766?

Autobiography of Hazin, with social and historical commentary, brought down to the year 1154/1741.

This copy was transcribed from F. C. Belfour's edition (London, 1831) and reproduces the date of impress

Not dated

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 127 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 184 × 120 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century CE ; India

Record Sources

Based on published description in Arberry, A.J., 'Notes on Islamic manuscripts recently acquired by the India Office Library,' in Islamic Culture, vol. 13, no. 4 (Oct. 1939), pp. 440-458.


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