Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1064 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Futūḥ al-ghayb by ʻAbd al-Ḥaqq ibn Sayf al-Dīn Dihlavī, 1551-1642

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

The Arabic text of Futūḥ al-ghaybthe well-known collection of ʻAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānīcompiled by his son Sharaf al-Dīn, with a Persian translation and commentary by an unnamed author who has been identified with the Indian theologian ʻAbd al-Ḥaqq Dihlavī. The date of composition, as stated in a chronogram at the end of the book is 1023/1613.

334ff; 15 lines to a page; nastaʻliq; rubrications, red ed margins; dated 9 Zu'l-Qaʻdah 1177 (10 May 1764).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 334 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 260 × 150 mm.






Origin: 9_Zu'l-Qaʻdah_1177 AH

Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.


Government of India

Record Sources

Based on description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/1_f022r, f. 22r.


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