Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4800 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Two Persian works

Contents

Summary of Contents: 2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Islam Doctrines, Sufism Early works to 1800, Education of princes Early works to 1800, Ethics Iran, and Islamic ethics

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 85 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24 × 17 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

A

Contents

ff. 1v-52v

A commentary on Gulshan-i rāz ( گلشن راز ), similar with the same title by Muḥammad ibn Yaḥyá Lāhījī, 15th cent., محمد بن يحيى لاهيجى

Language(s): Persian

References

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

History

Origin: 23 Sha’b 1210 AH

B

Contents

ff. 56v-85r

An account of the seven climes

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

References

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

History

Origin: 27 Ram. 1198? AH

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

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

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