Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 60* (St. Pancras, British Library)

Delhi Persian


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Translation of correspondence between ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib علي بن أبي طالب and Mu‘āwīyah ibn Abī Sufyān معاوية بن ابي سفيان
Language(s): Persian and Arabic


For a more detailed description see C.A. Storey, R. Levy, and A.J. Arberry. Catalogue of the Persian Manuscripts in the Library of the India Office. Vol. 3. Unpublished, n.d.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 20 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 10.3 × 5.4 in.


Folios are loose, without a binding


Ta‘līq for Persian

Naskh for Arabic


Origin: India; 17th-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 (Unpublished)


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