Delhi Persian 1079C (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
1 copy of Shamāʼil al-anqiyā va dalāyil al-atqiyā by Rukn al-Dīn ʻImād
A comprehensive treatise on Sufism during the 14th century sultanate period by Rukn al-Dīn ʻImād, also known as Rukn al-Dīn Kāshānī, written at the request of the Chishti Shaykh Burhān al-Dīn Gharīb Chishtī(d. 732/1331). Alternatively known as Shamāʼil al-anqiyā va dalāyil al-atqiyā, for another copy of this work see IO Islamic 1322 (Ethé 1836) and Delhi Persian 1079A
18-21 lines to a page; several different cursive nastaʻliq hands; rubrications; water-stained; 18th century.
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Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.
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