Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1183 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

A volume containing different works

Contents

1 copy of Tuḥfat al-gharāʼib by Muḥammad ibn Shaykh Muḥammad Sabzavārī

ff. 56r-66v

A compilation of Qurʼānic passages with talismanic and magical virtues, together with instructions for their use

This work is dated 22 Jum II 1095, the date of Delhi Persian 1183b (British Library). (f 11r)

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 46 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 20.5 × 12.5 in.

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq, Arabic in naskh, headings and overlining in red

Copyist: Shaykh (?) Muḥibb Allāh, شیخ محب الله (f. 40v)

Decoration

Binding

20th century half leather red European binding

History

Origin: 22 Jum II 1095 AH

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 (Unpublished)

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact British Library, Registering for a Reader Pass). Contact apac-enquiries@bl.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

BL


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