Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 11975 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Niṣāb al-ṣibyān by Abū Naṣr Farāhī

The well-known versified Arabic-Persian vocabulary with marginal and interlinear Persian glosses throughout, followed by an epitome of the grammatical treatise Kitāb al-‘Avāmil al-Mi’ah کتاب العوامل المئه 79r

Language(s): Persian and Arabic


For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.88.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 430 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 26.8 × 16.8 cm.


Origin: 18th 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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