Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 5881 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of ‘Ajā’ib al-buldān by ‘Abd al-‘Alī Birjandī

A compendium of geography dedicated to the vizier Ghiyās̲ al-Dīn Khvājah Ḥabībullāh غیاث الدین خواجه حبیب الله written in 908

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 48.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 70 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 26 × 14 cm.


Origin: 16th-17th 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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