Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4604 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of A hand-list of the Arabic manuscripts of the Delhi Collection

This hand-list was presumably compiled at Calcutta under the supervision of H. Blochmann some time after 1869

This work is extremely slight, and not particularly accurate

Language(s): Arabic


For a more detailed description see Arberry 1939, page 381.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):



Origin: Calcutta (India); Hijri-qamari AH

Provenance and Acquisition

This volume was accessioned in 1938

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on A. J. Arberry: Hand-List of Islamic Manuscripts acquired by the India Office Library, 1936–8. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (New Series) (1939), 71: pp 353-396


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