Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4721 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of A treatise on perfume and dyes by Tipu Sultan, Fath ʻAli, Nawab of Mysore, 1753-1799

Drawn from the writings of Ṭīpū Sulṭān of Mysore

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 15.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 33 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 19.5 × 12 cm.



Original binding from Ṭīpū Sulṭān’s library


Origin: 18 Rajab 1211 AH

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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