Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4798 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Qiṣṣah-’i Sarv by ʻAbdulqādir Sāmī

The romance of Sarv and Shamshād composed in 1769 in Dakkani verse

Language(s): Urdu

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 22.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 179 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 27.5 × 15 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

History

Origin: 19 Ram. 1226 AH

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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