Delhi Persian 1059A (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
1 copy of Lavāʼiḥ by Anṣārī, ʻAbd al-Malik ibn ʻAbd al-Ghafūr
A commentary of Jāmī's Lavāʼiḥ by ʻAbd al-Malik ibn ʻAbd al-Ghafūr al-Anṣārī, known as Amān-i Pānīpatī, who began his work after the death of his spiritual teacher Shams al-Dīn al-Lārī on 29 Ramazan 937 (16 May 1531). Incomplete index at beginning (ff. ii-viii).
ff 513; varying number of lines to a page; fair nastaʻliq; rubrications; some marginal comments, copyist: Muḥammad Muṣāḥib; 18th century.
Very bad condition with binding detaching and coming apart.
Detached oriental stamped leather binding.
Provenance and Acquisition
Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.
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