Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 716 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Maʻārij al-Nubuvvah fī madārij al-futvah by Muʻīn al-Dīn Farāhī, d. 1501 or 2

A well known life of the Prophet Muḥammad

Dated 14 Ram 1134, see f. 345r

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: Delhi Persian 109Bc (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 613 ff. (343v and 344 are blank)
Dimensions (leaf): 25.1 × 17.8

Hand(s)

Regular and clean nastaʼlīq in different hands

Decoration

Rubrications

Noumerous marginal notes

History

Origin: 16th century CE with addiions from the 18th 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 (Unpublished)

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact British Library, Registering for a Reader Pass). Contact apac-enquiries@bl.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

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