Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 58 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Miftāḥ-i ḥiṣn-i ḥaṣīn by Muḥammad ʻĀrif b. Qāz̤ī Muḥammad Ṣidīq (Ṣilīq?)

A Persian commentary on the Ḥiṣn al-ḥaṣīn ( حصن الحصین ) of Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Jazarī,‏ 1350-1429, محمد بن محمد بن الجزری

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Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 392 ff (with three folios of incomplete notes at the beginning and 13 fragmentary folios at the end of the manuscript)
Dimensions (leaf): 20.5 × 11.5 cm.

Layout

Hand(s)

Indian taʻlīq

Decoration

Gold ʻunwān

Gold borders

History

Origin: 1147 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 (Unpublished)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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