Delhi Persian 596 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
Tarjumah-’i Khulāṣat al-mafākhir
Contents listed on ff. 3r-4v.
Followed at the end by some sayings of ʻAbd al-Qādir (ff. 235v-236r).
Foliated in pencil: 2-236 and in Persian: 5-241.
Catchwords on the bottom-left corners of the verso.
Loose leaves, detached binding.
15 lines per page.
Nastaʻlīq; copied in black ink, with heading in red.
Note (f. 6r) mentions that it was purchased by Muḥammad Karīm Allāh and also gives the alternate titles Takmilah-’i Sayyid ʻAbd al-Qādir Jilānī and Takmila’i Rawḍat al-rayāḥīn
Red leather binding with gilt triple-ruled frame, probably dating from the late 18th or early 19th century. Paper pastedowns
Black Government of India Delhi MSS stamp (ff. 6r, 236v).
Provenance and Acquisition
Formerly owned by Muḥammad Karīm Allāh who was active in the mid-19th century.
Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents in 1859. Administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.
Acquired by the Government of India in 1876
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