Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4709 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Intikhāb-i Maʼās̲ir al-umarāʼ by Nawab Ṣamṣām al-Dawlah Shāh Navāz Khān, 1700-58

A selection of biographies of Indian nobles from Ghulām ʻAlī Āzād Bilgrāmī ’s edition of Maʼās̲ir al-umarāʼ ( مآثر الامراى )

Language(s): Persian


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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 188 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24 × 12.5 cm.



Origin: Late 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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