Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 41481 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of Risālah-i dilkash ʻālī jāhī by Riz̤vī, ʻAlī Akbar

An abbreviated copy of Ms. 41480. In the introduction it is stated that there will be 8 babs (of ten in the original) but only 5 have been copied, and of these the fifth is incomplete. The text has been furnished with explanatory notes in Urdu in a later hand, probably with a view to its publication

Incipit: سنه 1233 ایکهزار دو سو تینتیس هجری مین علی اکبر رضوی ...اس رساله دلکش عایجاهی کو اوپر دس باب کی ختم کیا

Language(s): Urdu

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 192 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):



Nasta'liq hand



Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Douglas Craven Phillott Gregorian


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