Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4745 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Volume of papers from Richard Johnson’s collection containing two separate manuscripts bound together

1. ff. 1r-12v

Lives of Chisti saints

A Fragment of the work in ff. 1r-8v, followed by various letters, ff. 9r-12v

See I.O. Islamic 4748b (British Library). below

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 16.
2. ff. 13r-21v

Containing copies of correspondence 1787, continued by I.O. Islamic 4747a (British Library). below

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 16-17.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 21 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 33 × 21.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

History

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

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

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