Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4694 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of ʻAmal-i Ṣāliḥ by Lāhawrī, Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kanbū, d. 1085/1674

A history of Shahjahan, Emperor of India, ca. 1592-1666, شاه جهان، شهنشاه هندوستان completed in 1070

Volume 1 of 2, being volume 2 I.O. Islamic 4695 (British Library).

Language(s): Persian


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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1Cv-362v ff
Dimensions (leaf): 25 × 16 cm.


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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