Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4691 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Savāniḥ-i Akbarī by Amīr Ḥaidar Bilgrāmī, 1751 or 2-1802 or 3

A history of Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan, 1542-1605, written for William Kirkpatrick whose volume this was

Volume 1 of 3

Possibly in the hand of the author

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 8.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1Ev-156v ff
Dimensions (leaf): 32 × 19 cm.
Dimensions (written):


Possibly in the hand of the author


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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