Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 1435 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 314 ff
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

a

Contents

ff 1Ev-6r

A short work on the pronunication of the Qurʼān

Written, according to the preface, in the reign of the Emperor Jahāngīr (1014-37/1605-27) at Purvān for (if this is the meaning of منشأ این) Nawab Muʻizz al-Dīn Qāz̤ī, called Qāz̤ī Khān

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: I.O. Islamic 1435g (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1Ev-6r
Dimensions (leaf): 25.5 × 16 in.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq and naskh, with headings and overlining in red

Copyist: probably the same copyist as I.O. Islamic 1435d (British Library).

Decoration

Marginal notes

Binding

Half leather card boards

History

Origin: Before 1774 CE, the date of the latter part (ff 23-49) of the volume which appears to have been copied from the earlier part (ff 1-22)

Provenance

Richard Johnson

c

Contents

f 16r
Author: Unknown
Title: Untitled

A metrical memoria technica consisting of twenty-two verses for the abbreviations used to indicate the various readers

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: I.O. Islamic 1435h (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 f
Dimensions (leaf): 25.5 × 16 in.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq, with headings and overlining in red

Decoration

Marginal notes

Binding

Half leather card boards

History

Origin: India; Before 1774 CE, the date of the latter part (ff 23-49) of the volume which appears to have been copied from the earlier part (ff 1-22)

Provenance

Richard Johnson

d

Contents

ff 16v-19r

The work is a series of metrical lists, namely (I) of the Seven Readers and their rāwīs ; (2) ff 37v-38v, of the sūrahs as usually arranged, an almost identical list to Delhi Persian 34g (British Library).; (3) of the sūrahs arranged chronologically; (4) of the sajdahs; (5) of the signs used to indicate the different kinds of pauses; (6) of the ten vuqūf-i ghufrān

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: Delhi Persian 34g (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 19v-21v
Dimensions (leaf): 25.5 × 16 in.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq, with headings and overlining in red

Decoration

Binding

Half leather card boards

History

Origin: India; before 1774 CE, the date of the latter part (ff 23-49) of the volume which appears to have been copied from the earlier part (ff 1-22

Provenance

Richard Johnson

e

Contents

ff 19v-21v

A short work on the pronunciation of the Qurʼān

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: I.O. Islamic 1435j (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 19v-21v
Dimensions (leaf): 25.5 × 16 in.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq and naskh with headings and overlining in red

Copyist: a similar hand to I.O. Islamic 1435a (British Library).

Decoration

Binding

Half leather card boards

History

Origin: India; before 1774 CE, the date of the latter part (ff 23-49) of the volume which appears to have been copied from the earlier part (ff 1-22

Provenance

Richard Johnson

g

Contents

ff 23v-35r

A short work on the pronunication of the Qurʼān

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: I.O. Islamic 1435a (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff 23v-35r
Dimensions (leaf): 25.5 × 13.5 in.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

large nastaʻlīq and naskh, with headings and overlining in red

Copyist: Sayyid Farzand-i ʻAlī, سید فرزند علی

Decoration

Marginal notes

Binding

Half leather card boards

History

Origin: 22 Shaʻb 1188 AH, RY 15 of Shāh ʻĀlam

Provenance

Richard Johnson

h

Contents

f 36
Author: Unknown
Title: Untitled

A metrical memoria technica consisting of twenty-two verses for the abbreviations used to indicate the various readers

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: I.O. Islamic 1435c (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 f
Dimensions (leaf): 25.5 × 13.5 in.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq, with headings and overlining in red

Copyist: Sayyid Farzand-i ʻAlī, سید فرزند علی

Decoration

Marginal notes

Binding

Half leather card boards

History

Origin: Sāmānah (India); 22 Shaʻb 1188 AH, RY 15 of Shāh ʻĀlam

Provenance

Richard Johnson

i

Contents

ff 37r-41r

Subjects connected with the Qurʼān and the method of reading it

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: I.O. Islamic 1435d (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 19v-21v
Dimensions (leaf): 25.5 × 13.5 in.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

Large nastaʻlīq, with headings and overlining in red

Copyist: Sayyid Farzand-i ʻAlī, سید فرزند علی

Decoration

Binding

Half leather card boards

History

Origin: Sāmānah (India); 22 Shaʻb 1188 AH, RY 15 of Shāh ʻĀlam

Provenance

Richard Johnson

j

Contents

ff 41v-47r

A short work on the pronunciation of the Qurʼān

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: I.O. Islamic 1435e (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff 41v-47r
Dimensions (leaf): 15.5 × 13.5 in.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

Large nastaʻlīq and naskh, with headings in red

Copyist: Sayyid Farzand-i ʻAlī, سید فرزند علی

Decoration

Binding

Half leather card boards

History

Origin: Sāmānah (India); 22 Shaʻb 1188 AH, RY 15 of Shāh ʻĀlam

Provenance

Richard Johnson

Additional Information

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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