Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4721 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 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

References

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

Physical Description

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

Decoration

Binding

Original binding from Ṭīpū Sulṭān ’s library

History

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

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

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