Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4755 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Laylá Majnūn by Hātifī, d. 1520 or 21

Proof sheets of the Calcutta printed edition of 1788 edited by Sir William Jones with corrections in his hand

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 18.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 72 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 26 × 17 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

History

Origin: Not after 1788 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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