Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1006 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library



Language(s): Persian and Arabic

Untitled treatise on homiletics and significant doctrinal formulae by an unnamed author.

Dated colophon (f. 71v): completed by Nūr al-Dīn Ḥusayn in the Muḥammadpūr area in Kūtlah Khvājah Ashraf adjacent to parganah Kalānawr (Punjab, India), Wednesday, 23 Rajab 1074/20 February 1664.

Small scribal nastaʿlīq, with Arabic quotations in red and frequently fully vocalised.

Folio 1 is a replacement leaf with a crude nastaʿlīq hand.

Frequent annotations in margins.

Folio 71 is imperfect.

Damaged binding with boards detached and folios unbound.


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 71 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 194 × 104 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 23 Rajab 1074 AH; 20 February 1664 CE ; India, Punjab, Kalanaur

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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/11_f065r


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