Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1125 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Maktūbāt of Haz̤rat Pīr-i Dastgīr

Contents

The spiritual letters of one Pīr-i Dastgīr addressed to his disciples

Title: Maktūbāt
Title: مکتوبات
Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم. مکتوبات بندگی حضرت پیر دستگیر میر صاحب که به مریدان خود مصدور فرموده اند به اسم عوض بیگ محب یکرنگ الخ.
Explicit: موافق حوصله و استعداد مبتدیان سخن چند بیان کرده شد و اگر کسی حوصله بلند و استعداد تام خواهد داشت موافق سوال آن جواب گفتع خواهد شد. باقی حق.
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. i+32+i
Dimensions (leaf): 229 × 120 mm.
Dimensions (written): 195 × 100 mm.
Foliation:

India Office stamped foliation.

Collation

Catchwords.

Condition

Badly water-stained.

Layout

Copied diagonally with varying numbers of lines per page.

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq; copied in black ink, with headings and punctuation marks in red.

Binding

Simple board binding.

Seal(s):

Black Government of India Delhi MSS oval stamp (ff. 1r, 32v).

History

Origin: Undated, probably 19th century;India

Provenance and Acquisition

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 in1876

Record Sources

Based on A.J. Arberry's description in in Drafts for Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. III,Mss Eur E207/4, f. 27r. Revised bySheida Heydarishovir

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