Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ingrams 10 (MEC Library, St Antony's College, Oxford)

Oriental Manuscripts Ingrams Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Dalāʼil al-khayrāt wa-shawāriq al-anwār fī dhikr al-ṣalāt ʻalá al-nabī al-mukhtār by Jazūlī, Muḥammad ibn Sulaymān, ?-1465
Incipit: هذا اسناد درود دلائل الخيرات بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم صلى الله على سيدنا ومولانا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه وسلم الحمد لله الذى هدانا للايمان والاسلام ... وبعد هذا فالغرض من هذا الكتاب ذكر الصلوة على النبى صلى الله علىه وسلم وفضائلها
Explicit: وصلى الله على سيدنا ونبينا ومولانا محمد خاتم النبيين وامام المرسلين وعلى آله وصحبه وسلم تسليماً والحمد لله رب العلمين وهو حسبنا الله ونعم الوكيل اللهم اغفر لمؤلفه ولقاريه ولكاتبه ولمن نظر اليه وارحمهم واجعلهم من المحشورين في زمرة النبيين والصديقين يوم القيامة بفضلك يا رحمن

A note on the flyleaf gives a prescription for dispelling plague attributed to al-Shaykh ʻAbd al-Qādir Jīlānī

A shamsah on folio 1a contains the words الهى عاقبة محمود كردان in the centre of an illuminated panel.

On folio 64b there are two magical? grids and a note. There is also an insert describing in Persian some of the khawāṣṣ of Ayat-i Kursī.

On the rear flyleaf is another magic square and notes in Persian about the days of the week.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 252

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 64
Dimensions (leaf): 19.3 × 11.3 cm.
Dimensions (written): 13.2 × 7.4 cm.




Fine Naskh in black ink with some rubrication.


Qājār period floral lacquer binding possibly added later. Original folios may have been cut as some marginalia eg. folios 5b, 6b may be truncated.


Origin: Iran; Undated. Probably 13th century. AH; Undated. Probably 19th century. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Belonged to Harold and Doreen Ingrams, [Kent, UK].

Bequeathed to MEC Library by Miss Leila Ingrams, 9th September 2015.

Record Sources

Born Digital.


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  • Islam--Prayers and devotions


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