Delhi Persian 999 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
1 copy of Sharḥ-i taʻarruf
Khulāṣah-'i Sharḥ-i taʻarruf, an abstract begun in 710 (1310) by an unnamed author, of the commentary of Abū Ibrāhīm Ismāʻīl ibn Muḥammad al-Bukhārī al-Mustamlīon the well-known compendium of Sufi doctrine al-Taʻarruf li-madhhab al-taṣawwufby the 10th century theologian al-Kalābādhī.
The Arabic text of Kalābādhī is not reproduced, except in verse passages, but only a Persian paraphrase and short commentary.
19 lines to a page; good nastaʻlīq; rubrications; slightly worm-eaten and water-stained.
IOL half-leather scarlet
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Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.
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