Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4762 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of A divan of Persian poetry by ʻAzīz al-Dīn Aḥmad ʻUẓāmī, 1898-1957

540 poems heavily annotated by the author, occasionally in Urdu

Copied by the author

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 19.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 129 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 32 × 20 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1925-47 CE

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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