Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1124E (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Miscellaneous works of Sufi poetry, 2 items (a-b)


Summary of Contents: Fragments of a miscellaneous collection of poetic works on Sufi subjects. Volume not dated; item a dated separately (26 Rajab 1139/19 March 1727). Scribal shikastah āmīz and rough naskh for Arabic, by multiple hands. Limited annotations in margins. Stamped foliation. Lacking original binding. Binding damaged (brown leather lacking pasteboards, broken spine), labelled. Folios mostly bound; cropped, tears, wormholes, later repairs. Condition fragile.
1. ff. 1r-55r

Item a.

Fragment of an untitled mas̲navī on Sufism by an unnamed author.

Defective at beginning.

Dated colophon (f. 55r): completed salkh (28) of Isfandārmāh, 26 Rajab 1139/19 March 1727.

Language(s): Persian and Arabic
2. ff. 56v-144r

Item b.

Fragment of the mystical mas̲navī by Niẓāmī.

Defective at end.

Not dated at end.

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 144 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 160 × 94 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 26 Rajab 1139 AH; 19 March 1727 CE ; India


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