Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 5742 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Farhang-i Shamsī by Shams al-Dīn ibn Badr al-Dīn Chishtī

A glossary of select terms used in letters of Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak, 1551-1602 ابو الفضل

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.83.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 156 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 22.5 × 12.5 cm.


Origin: 17th-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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