Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 8648 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Dīvān-i Parīshān

Many have the takhlluṣ Akhar

Mainly in Urdu, but including Nāmah, a verse letter ff. 9v-13r, and a few ghazals and lines in Persian

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 47.

Language(s): Urdu and Persian


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 47.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 70 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24 × 15 cm.


Origin: India, probably Lucknow; about 1267 AH

Record Sources

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


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