Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Misc 21 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Untitled by Unknown

Author: Unknown
Title: Untitled

A large work dealing mainly with talismanic virtues of the Qurʼān , of the different sūrahs, and of particular verses in those sūrahs

The work was written not earlier than the 14th century (see the list of works cited), and probably not much later

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 303 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24 × 17 in.


Clear, regular, rather large naskhī, preserving the archaic features of an earlier manuscript: numerous headings, quotations and titles in red



Qurʼānic text and headings in red, except at the beginning where overlining prevails


20th century European


Origin: India; 18th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on Arberry, Levy and Storey: Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the India Office. Vol. 3. (Unpublished)


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