Delhi Persian 634 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
Ẕikr-i jamīʻ-i awliyā-yi Dihlī by Muḥammad Ḥabīb Allāh Akbarābādī
The Khātimah (ff. 114r-116r) gives a detailed account of the author’s life.
Foliated in Persian; every fifth folio numbered in pencil.
Folios have been individually mounted on guards in the 19th century.
13 lines per page.
Nastaʻlīq; copied in black ink with headings in red. Copied by Ḥusayn ʻAlī Fārūqī.
Folio 116v contains jottings.
Note on f. 1r: purchased by Muḥammad Karīm Allāh.
Endpapers are from a discarded lithograph.
19th century three-quarter leather binding with marbled boards; paper pastedowns.
Black Government of India Delhi MSS oval stamp (ff. 1r, 116v).
Provenance and Acquisition
Purchased by Muḥammad Karīm Allāh who was active at the beginning of the 19th century.
Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.
Acquired by the Government of India in 1876
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Microfilm IOL 3347
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