Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 2B (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Baḥr al-ʻulūm al-Islāmīyah by Ḥāfiẓ Ghulām Muṣṭafá ibn Muḥammad Ākhar Thānaysarī Dihlavī

Short description including author with brief bio-data: Sūrahs 1-18, forming vol. 1 of a comprehensive commentary on the Qurʼān

Completed in 1191

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: Delhi Persian 2A (British Library).
Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 399 f
Dimensions (leaf): 37.5 × 26 cm.


Naskhī and nastaʼlīq


Ruled red and black borders

Marginal comments


Half leather 20th century European binding


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 (Unpublished)


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