Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4677 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Tarjumah-ʼi Miftāḥ al-falāḥ by Khvānsārī, Jamāl al-Dīn, d. 1713?

A translation into Persian with notes and the original text of Miftāḥ al-falāḥ ( مفتاح الفلاح ), a collection of Arabic prayers by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī, 1547-1621, بهاء الدين محمد بن حسين العاملي

Illuminated ʻunvān and opening

Language(s): Persian and Arabic


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 4.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1Dv-256 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 18.5 × 11.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):


Origin: Not before 1714 CE

Record Sources

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


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