Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 7003 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Tuḥfah-’i Shāhidī by Ibrāhīm Shāhidī

Two anonymous French translations (bound together) of the Tuḥfah-’i Shāhidī, a versified Persian-Turkish vocabulary compiled by Ibrāhīm Shāhidī

Language(s): French, Persian and Turkish


For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.84.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 114 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 26.7 × 28.8 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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