Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 23 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 work on the subjects of Koran and Tafsir

Author: Unknown

The author quotes only from the opening words of each sūrah (from the second onwards) and of each verse discussed

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 95 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 29.5 × 17 in.

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq

Decoration

Binding

Half leather 20th century European binding

History

Origin: India; early 19th 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 (Unpublished)

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

BL


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