Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 24931 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of Mas̲navī siḥr al-bayān by Ḥasan, Mīr, active 18th century

An Urdu poetical romance on the story of Prince Benazir. With thirteen full-length coloured illustrations in good Mughal style

Language(s): Urdu

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 102 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq hand

History

Origin: 18th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Douglas Craven Phillott Gregorian

Availability

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