Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4740 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Aḥvāl-i Muḥammad Shāh pādshāh-i vālājah-ʼi Hind by Unknown

Author: Unknown

A brief account of Nādir Shāh ’s defeat of the Mughal forces at Karnāl in 1739

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 16.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1Dr-5v ff
Dimensions (leaf): 23 × 13 cm.



Seal dated seal dated 1192


Origin: seal dated 1192 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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