Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 11153 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Tuḥfat al-salāṭīn

An anonymous treatise on politics composed for Shāh Rukh

There are some poems of Shaykh ‘Alī ‘Āshiqī, شیخ علی عاشقی on the end –papers.

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page p. 12.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 155 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24.8 × 17 cm.
Dimensions (written):


Origin: 15th century CE, with some later restorations

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on G. M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian manuscripts 1895-1966. London, 1968, with additional enhancements.


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