Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 77A* (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

A volume containing different works


4 works by 3 authors on the subject of Arabic language Grammar Early works to 1800

1. ff. 1v-97v
Author: Unknown

It can not be traced but this work is similar to the Zubdat al-ṣarf ( زبدة الصرف )

Language(s): Persian

2. ff. 99r -146r
Author: Unknown

A commentary on the Zubdat al-ṣarf ( زبدة الصرف ) in question and answer

Incomplete at the end

Language(s): Persian

3. ff. 156r -194r

A treatise on Arabic inflection based on the Shafīʻah ( شفيعه ) and Fuṣūl-i Akbarī ( فصول اکبرى )

Language(s): Persian

4. ff. 156r -194r
Title: شفيعه

This is only a fragment of this work

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 218 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 30 × 17.5 in.


Ordinary taʻlīq



Origin: Late 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 (Unpublished)


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