Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 11839 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Specimens of calligraphy by Various calligraphers

Specimens of calligraphy in the hands of Sulṭān Muḥammad Nūr, ‘Alī Riẓā, Sulṭān Muḥammad Khandān

Some items are dated 925, 942, 962, and 977

Language(s): Persian


Meredith-Owens 1968, page 31.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 27 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 30.2 × 21.5 cm.


Origin: 16th-17th century CE

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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