Delhi Persian 1375* (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
Commentary by ‘Abd al-Salam on Tuhfat al-‘Iraqayn
1 copy of Tuḥfat al-ʿIrāqayn by ʿAbd al-Salām
Untitled commentary by a certain ʿAbd al-Salām on the famous mas̲navī entitled Tuḥfat al-ʿIrāqayn by Afz̤al al-Dīn Ibrāhīm ibn ʿAlī Najjār Shīrvānī, with the takhalluṣ Khāqānī (d. 595/1199), the poet at the court of the rulers of Shīrvān.
The work was composed in 1057/1647 according to the preface (ff. 1v-6v), followed by the main work.
Dated colophon (f. 166r): completed by Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ ibn Muḥammad Ṣādiq Naqshbandīyah in dār al-khilāfah Shāhjahānābād, 1 Shaʿbān in RY 41 of Emperor ʿĀlamgīr I (1109)/12 February 1698.
Rough nastaʿlīq declining into a hybrid hand combining taʿlīq with shikastah āmīz.
Annotations by later owners.
Lacking original binding or wrapper.
olios bound; cropped, stains, creases, wormholes, later repairs added.
Provenance and Acquisition
Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876
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