Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4659 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Umm al-kitāb

A 10th or 11th century work on Islamic doctrine and cosmography written in the form of questions and answers

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 2.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 137 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21 × 14 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

Copyist: Qudrat Allāh Bayg

History

Origin: Hunzah; 16 May 1932 CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on U. Sims-Williams: Handlist of Islamic manuscripts acquired by the India Office Library 1938-85. London, 1986

Availability

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