Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 2882 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Makhzan al-islām by Darvezah, Ak̲h̲ūnd, 1533 or 1534-1638 or 1639

A compendium of the Muslim faith and religious observances

Colophon: تمت تمام شد کتاب مخذن الاسلام بتاریخ غره محرم الحرام سنه 14 احمد شاه درانی کات سید اعظم
Language(s): Pushto with Persian titles and prefaces


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 178 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 27 × 19 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1174 AH; 1760 CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on James Fuller Blumhardt and D.N MacKenzie : Catalogue of Pashto manuscripts in the British Isles, 1965.


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