Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 11971 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Dastūr al-sh‘ir by Muḥammad Jānī Māzandarānī

A treatise on the art of poetry, including prosody and the rhetorical figures

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 81.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 122 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21.2 × 12.3 cm.


Origin: 1225 AH

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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