Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4833 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Dīwān-i Amīr Khān by Amīr, Amīr Khān, Pushto poet

Poetical works

Incipit: اول حمد د پاک مولي وایم زه چه شو ګویا
Colophon: تمت تمام شد این کتاب مستتاب دووان امیر خان ولد علیجاه شهنواز خان محمودزي مسما بر امیر بحري
Language(s): Pushto


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 261 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24 × 260 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century 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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