Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 14657 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Mirʼāt al-maqāṣid by Jafrī Anṣārī, Muḥammad Munʼim ibn Munavvar

A treatise on divination through occult numerology

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 35.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 37 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24 × 16 cm.


Origin: 1218 AH ; Iran

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998


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