Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4783 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Miscellaneous papers comprising:

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 61 ff of varying sizes
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

History

Origin: 19th century CE

A

Contents

Author: Unknwon

Including copy of the Persian Dīvān of Girāmī (1856-1927) (ff. 23-51), made from a copy in the Osmania University, Hyderabad

Language(s): Persian and Urdu

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 20.

B

Contents

Including copies of 8 letters to Mukharram al-Dawlah, مخرم الدوله written by Nawab Sir Sālār Jang, 1823-83, سالار جنگ during his first visit to London and Europe in 1876

Language(s): Persian and Urdu

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 20-21.

Additional Information

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on U. Sims-Williams: Handlist of Islamic manuscripts acquired by the India Office Library 1938-85. London, 1986; Aitchison, Charles U. (comp.): A collection of treaties, engagements and sanads, relating to India and neighbouring countries. 14 vols. Calcuttal, 1929-1933.

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