Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4711 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Rawz̤at al-ṣafāʼ by Mīrkhwānd, Muḥammad ibn Khāvandshāh, 1433-1498

The MS. contains volumes 6 and 7 of Mīr Khvānd’s general history

Title (ʻunvān) is illuminated

Defective at beginning and end

Language(s): Persian


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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 367 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21 × 13 cm.


Title (ʻunvān) is illuminated


Origin: 15 Feb 1800 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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