Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 25 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

A volume containing different works

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Fawz al-kabīr fī uṣūl al-tafsīr by Walī Allāh al-Dihlawī, 1702 or 3-1762 or 3
ff. 1Bv-38r

A work on the principles of Qurʼānic exegesis

The fifth chapter (ff 21v-38r) is in Arabic, and has the independent title Fatḥ al-khabīr bi-mā lā budd min ḥifẓih fī ʻilm al-tafsīr ( فتح الخبیر بما لا بد من حفظه فی علم التفسیر )

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: Delhi Persian 21 (British Library)., Delhi Arabic 279d (British Library).
Language(s): Persian and Arabic

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 96 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 27.5 × 16.5 in.

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq

Copyist: Ḥaṣūr Allāh ibn ʻAbd al-Ghafūr, see f 68v

Decoration

Binding

Half leather 20th century European binding

Seal(s):

Square seal of Ḥaṣūr Allāh, 1182

History

Origin: India; 21 Saf 1182 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 (Unpublished)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

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Funding of Cataloguing

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