Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 12115 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Naẓm al-ghurar va naz̤ad al-durar by Qazvīnī, ʻAbd al-Karīm ibn Muḥammad Yaḥyá, 18th cent.

The first volumen of the Collection of the sayings pf ‘Alī arranged in alphabetical order with a Persian explanation

There are also appropriate anecdotes and verses with a glossary of Arabic words

It was compiled in the reign of Shāh Ḥusayn Ṣafavī

Language(s): With interlinear Persian translation


For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 3.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 237 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 23.8 × 14.8 cm.
Dimensions (written):


Origin: 19th 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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