Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4687 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Akbarnāmah by Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak 1551-1602

The second part of daftar 1 describing the history of the first seventeen years of Akbar's reign 1556-72

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 7.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 217 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 34.5 × 23 cm.
Dimensions (written):


Origin: 18th century 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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