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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Unidentified religious treatise (risālah)]. The incomplete fragment of a manuscript without a binding is a religious treatise with many Arabic excerpts and the commentary and text in Persian..
    • Date: 1238

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    Mas̲navī maʻnavī.
    مثنوي معنوي.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from folio 2a. Probably written in Iran. Paper; cream-colored Middle Eastern slightly polished paper; black ink with rubrication; richly decorated title page, page following title page and chapter headings; rich border enclosing the beginning of the poem containst the following lines: "Tā qiyāmat kar rah-i ṣūrat ravī // Tā qiyāmat bū-0yi maʻná nashnavī // Jān-i jāvidān agar khvāhī bikhvān // Mas̲navī-i...
    • Contributor: Jalāl Al-Dīn Rūmī
    • Date: 1441

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    Kitāb-i Rūmī al-Mawlawī.
    كتاب رومي المولوي.
    Manuscript. Persian. Caption title. Copied by ʻAlī ibn Ḥaydar al-Qāsimī. Probably written in Turkey. Paper; thin cream color lightly polished laid paper with no visible chain-lines or watermarks; elaborate unwan and first 3 leaves with decordations in blue and gold; text in 3 columns with text of Masnavi in 2 columns and a commentary written diagonally in the third; text enclosed in narrow ruled...
    • Contributor: Jalāl Al-Dīn Rūmī - ʻalī Ibn Ḥaydar Al-Qāsimī
    • Date: 1498

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    Dīvān.
    ديوان.
    Poems of Ḥāfiẓ.
    • Contributor: Ḥāfiẓ - Awḥadī, Munʻim Al-Dīn
    • Date: 1517

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    [Unnamed Sufi treatise] Untitled Sufi text on meditation containing both poetry and prose.
    • Contributor: Mīr ʻalī Ḥusaynī Haravī
    • Date: 1520

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    [Unidentified treatise on prosody by Maḥmūd ibn ʻUmar al-Najātī al-Nīsābūrī].
    Kitāb-i ʻarūz̤-i Jāmī
    Unnamed work on prosody by Maḥmūd ibn ʻUmar al-Najātī al-Nīsābūrī.
    • Contributor: Ibn Jamīl, Muḥammad ʻārif - Najātī, Maḥmūd Ibn ʻumar - Jāmī
    • Date: 1527

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    Kitāb-i Būstān-i Shaykh Saʼdī raḥimahu Allāh.
    كتاب بوستان شيخ سعدى رحمه الله.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from fol. 2b. Written by Sulṭānmuḥammad al-Kātib. Probably written in Iran. Paper; thick, dark cream color laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; elaborate unwan on fol. 2b in blue, gold, and red; fol. 1b-3a and 168b and 169b have elaborate floral decorations in margins; text enclosed in elaborate ruled border in blue-white-gold-red-green-gold; black ink with red section headings;...
    • Contributor: Saʻdī
    • Date: 1535

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    [Munājāt]
    [مناجات]
    Anthology of sufi religious poetry.
    • Date: 1542

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    Kitāb-i Saḥr-i hilāl.
    كتاب سحر هلال.
    Manuscript. Persian. Scribe not indicated. Written in Iran. Paper; fine, beige paper; manuscript opens with a pair of gorgeous illuminated opening pages, separated by tissue; black ink; extremely fine black script, each line of script on these two pages is separated with a gold background painted with a floral motif; text enclpsed in a thin deep-blue ruled border decorated with tiny white 'crosses' surrounds...
    • Contributor: Shīrāzī, Muḥammad
    • Date: 1545

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    Makhzan al-asrār ; Khulāṣat al-khamsah.
    مخزن الاسرار ؛ خلاصة الخمسة
    Manuscript. Persian. Each work has separate title ; title of first work fol. 1b; title for second work, fol. 82a. Each section has different date: Makhzan al-asrār dated 28 Rajab 954 [9 September 1547]; second section dated 4 Shaʻbān 954 [19 September 1547]. Name of scribe not indicated. Probably written in Iran or India. Paper: thick, cream color Oriental paper; text in columns in...
    • Contributor: Persian Manuscript Collection (Library of Congress) - Niẓāmī Ganjavī
    • Date: 1547

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    Kitāb-i Rawz̤at al-ṣafā.
    كتاب روضة الصفا.
    A history of Iran.
    • Contributor: Ibn Fatḥ Allāh Mīrzā Sayyid Ṭabātabāʼī - Mīr Khvānd, Muḥammad Ibn Khāvandshāh
    • Date: 1558

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    ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt.
    عجايب المخلوقات.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from fol. 2a. Scribe not identified. Place of writing not determined; probably Iran or Turkey. Paper; light cream color laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; elaborate floral unwan in gold, blue and red; text enclosed in ruled border of blue and gold; numerous illustrations; black ink with rubrication and overlining; catchwords. Naskh; 21 lines in written area 17...
    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1565

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    Timurnamah. Persian manuscript of uncertain title or and author; does not appear to be the Timurnanah of Hātifī.
    • Contributor: Fayzali, Muhammad
    • Date: 1569

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    [Yūsuf va Zulaykhā].
    [يوسف و زليخا].
    Manuscript. Persian. Title supplied by cataloger. Scribe not identified. Written in Central Asia. Paper; lightly polished cream color laid paper with very faint horizontal chain lines on some pages and no visible watermarks; elaborate floral unwan in gold, blue and red with pinkish flowers; text enclosed in ruled border of blue, gold, red and blue; text is divided into hemistichs separated by wide columns...
    • Contributor: Jāmī
    • Date: 1583

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    [Gulistān]
    [گلستان]
    Manuscript. Persian; first 67 leaves have Turkish translation and there is a brief poem in Ottoman Turkish at end. Title based on comparison with printed editions of Saʻdī's Gulistān. Name of scribe not indicated. Probably written in Iran. Paper; cream color lightly polished laid paper with horizontal chain lines and no visible watermarks; black ink with rubrication; manuscript is incomplete lacking an unknown number...
    • Contributor: Saʻdī
    • Date: 1593

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    [Unidentified Persian treatise on the Miʻrāj and several other topics from the Hadith]
    Kitāb al-emān
    Treatise on the Miʻrāj, and several other doctrines from the Hadith of the Prophet Muḥammad.
    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Foreign Missions. Library
    • Date: 15??

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    Ḥāfiẓ-i Shīrāzī.
    حافظ شيرازي. | Ḥāfiẓ Shīrāzī
    The poems of Ḥafiẓ.
    • Contributor: Persian Manuscript Collection (Library of Congress) - Ḥāfiẓ
    • Date: 1600

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    Dīvān-i Shāhī.
    ديوان شاهي.
    Collected poems of Amīr Shāhī Sabzavarī.
    • Contributor: Amīr Shāhī Sabzavārī - Ṣadafī, Muṣṭafá
    • Date: 1600

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    Shah-nameh by Firdausi. Manuscript. Persian. Binder's title. Written in India. Paper: cream-color Eastern laid paper; black ink with with highly decorated major ʻunwāns; minor ʻunwāns in gold ink, now very faded; four columns enclosed in a thin red-blue-yellow border; text begins on folio 1b with rubrication and gold interlinear decoration up to folio 3a; folios 1b and 2a have elaobroate border of grape decoration in various shades...
    • Contributor: Firdawsī
    • Date: 1600

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    [Gulistān]
    [گلستان]
    Manuscript. Persian. Title determined by comparison with editions of Saʻdī's Gulistān. Written by ʻAbd al-Bārī Muḥammad Maḥmūd Lārī. Probably written in Iran. Date from colophon written in pencil in a later hand. Paper: cream colored lighly polished laid paper with no visible chain-lines or watermarks; unwan in gold, blue, red, white and green; text enclosed blue and gold ruled border; black ink with rubrication;...
    • Contributor: Saʻdī - Lārī, ʻabd Al-Bārī Muḥammad Maḥmūd
    • Date: 1602

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    Majmūʻ-i khānī.
    .مجموع خاني.
    Islamic law as practiced in India.
    • Contributor: Ḥusaynī, Yaḥyá
    • Date: 1606

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    [ʻArūz̤-i] Mawlānā Jāmī ; Qāfiyah-ʼi Mawlānā Jāmī ; [Anonymous treatise on astronomy]
    [عروض] مولانا جامى ؛ قافية مولانا جامى.
    Two works on prosody by the poet Jāmī, 1414-1492; and an incomplete, anonymous work on astronomy.
    • Contributor: Jāmī
    • Date: 1616

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    Muntakhab-i Shāhʹnāmah-i Ḥakīm Abū al-Qāsim Firdawsī, ʻalayhi al-raḥmah va al-maghfirah.
    منتخب شاهنامه حكيم ابو قاسم فردوسى، عليه الرحمة و المغفرة.
    Selections from the Shāhnāmah of Firdawsī.
    • Contributor: Firdawsī
    • Date: 1618

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    Ḥikāyat-i Sayf al-Mulūk va Badīʻ al-Jamāl.
    حكايت سيف الملوك و بديع الجمال. | Qiṣṣah-i Sayf al-Mulūk va Badīʻ al-Jamāl
    Tale of Sayf al-Mulūk and Badiʼʻ al-Jamāl, also recorded in an Arabic version in the Arabian Nights.
    • Date: 1625

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    al-Mujallad al-avval min kalām Mīr Khvand ʻalayhi al-raḥmah.
    المجلد الاول من كلام مير خوند عليه الرحمة
    Manuscript. Persian. Caption title. Scribe not identified. Probably written in India. Paper; thin, polished laid paper with horizontal laid lines and no visible chain lines or watermarks; both sections have almost identical carpet pages with floral unwan in gold, blue, reddish orange and white, with titles in white in gold cartouche, carpet pages have elaborate floral design in margins; text enclosed in a ruled...
    • Contributor: Mīr Khvānd, Muḥammad Ibn Khāvandshāh
    • Date: 1625

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    Īn kitāb-i Kanz-i daqāʼiq.
    اين كتاب كنز دقائق. | Kanz al-daqāʼiq | Tarjumah-i Kanz al-daqāʼiq
    Persian translation of Nasafī's Kanz al-daqāʼiq.
    • Contributor: Kirmāni, Naṣr Al-Dīn Ibn Muḥammad - Jamāl Muḥammad Valad-I Muḥammad Ashraf - Nasafī, ʻabd Allāh Ibn Aḥmad
    • Date: 1626

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    Yūsuf va Zulaykhā min taṣnīf-i Ḥaz̤rat Mawlānā ʻAbd al-Raḥmān-i Jāmī.
    يوسف و زليخا من تصنيف حضرت مولانا عبد الرحمان جامي.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from colophon. Name of scribe not indicated. Written in India. Paper; dark cream-color unpolished, coarse laid paper with no visible chain-lines or watermarks; severely worm damaged; no borders; black ink with some rubrication. Nastaʻliq; 15 lines in written area 18 x 11 cm. Folio 1b-136b. Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M40. Dark brown leather binding; text partially disbound; poor condition. Also...
    • Contributor: Jāmī
    • Date: 1643

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    Pādishāhnāmah.
    پادشاهنامه.
    Contains a biography of Shāhjahān from his birth through the first 10 years of his reign by Qazvīnī. This work is followed by the second and third parts of Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kambūh's ʻAmāl-i Ṣāliḥ's history, starting with the 11th year of Shāhjahān's reign and including the wars of succession and his death. Cf, the similar composite manuscript ms. no. 566 in Bankipore, Bengal. Oriental...
    • Contributor: Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) - Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kambūh - Muqīm, Muḥammad - Muḥammad Amīn Ibn Abī Al-Ḥusayn Qazvīnī
    • Date: 1650

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    Zubūr Āl Muḥammad.
    زبور آل محمد. | Zubūr Ahl al-Bayt | Ṣaḥīfah al-Sajjādīyah | Zābūr Āl Muḥammad, 1064 A.H., Ad'iyah wa-mawāiẓ
    Collection of doxologies and prayers, ascribed to ʻAlī or to his grandson Zayn al-ʻĀbidin ʻAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn
    • Contributor: Zayn Al-ʻābidīn ʻalī Ibn Al-Ḥusayn - ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Date: 1654

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    Kitāb-i Majālis al-muʼminīn.
    کتاب مجالس المؤمنين.
    Manuscript. Persian. Caption title. Written by Ibn Murād al-Ḥusaynī Muḥammad Zamān. Probably written in Iran. Paper; unpolished, slightly yellowed cream color laid paper with horizontal laid lines and no visible chain lines or watermarks; elaborate floral unwan in gold, light blue, red and dark blue; title in red in gold cartouche; text on fol. 1b-2a has interlinear gold design; text enclosed in ruled border...
    • Contributor: Shushtarī, Nūr Allāh Ibn ʻabd Allāh
    • Date: 1658

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    Dīvān-i Kalīm.
    ديوان كليم. | Díván-i Kelím
    Collected poems of Abū Ṭālib Kalīm.
    • Contributor: Kalīm, Abū Ṭālib
    • Date: 1695

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    Subḥat al-abrār.
    سبحة الابرار. | Sohbo alabrar
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from unwan. Name of scribe not indicated. Written in Iran or India. Paper: cream color laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; elaborate unwan and gold highlighting between lines of text on first two leaves; black ink with red section titles; blue and gold borders; few marginal corrections and additions; catchwords on rectos. Nastaʻliq; 12 lines in written area...
    • Contributor: Jāmī
    • Date: 16??

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    Az̲ān-i ṣuḥb.
    اذان صبح.
    Manuscript. Persian and Arabic. Caption title. Scribe not identified. Gift of A.A. Kachif, Nov. 20, 1930. Written in Iran. Paper; thick, polished light cream color paper with no watermarks; elaborate floral unwan in gold, blue, red, and white with wide borders of a similar floral pattern and similar colors of fol. 1b and 2a; an outer border of two very thin lines accompanies all...
    • Date: 16??

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    Collection of choicest poems. Incomplete collection of poems.
    • Date: 16??

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    Khāvarānʹnāmah.
    خاوراننامه.
    Long poem on the Caliph ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib.
    • Contributor: Ibn Ḥusām, Muḥammad
    • Date: 16??

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    [Khamsah].
    [خمسة]. | Khamseh : lyric and romantic poems
    Manuscript. Persian. Title supplied from container. Scribe not identified. Written in India? Paper; thin, lightly polished laid paper with vertical laid lines and no visible chain lines or watermarks; elaborate floral carpet page in blue, gold, pink, and black surrounded by three borders: the outer of a gold floral design, the next of a repeating design in blue and gold and the inner of...
    • Contributor: Niẓāmī Ganjavī
    • Date: 16??

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    Tuḥfat al-salāt.
    تحفة الصلوات. | Kitāb tuḥfat al-ṣalāt
    Treatise in eight chapters on ritual prayer.
    • Contributor: Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ
    • Date: 16??

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    [Selections from Ḥāfiẓ by the calligrapher ʻAbd al-Rashīd al-Daylamī] Manuscript. Persian. Title supplied by cataloger. Colophon: ʻAbd al-Rashīd al-Daylamī. Written in India. Paper; thick, cream color oriental paper; black ink; decorated unwan on fol. 1b in blue and gold; six lines to the page; text of each line in text-box alternatingly aligned right and left; entire text within an outer gold border near the page edges; and a second smaller gold border surrounding...
    • Contributor: Ḥāfiẓ - Daylamī, ʻabd Al-Rashīd
    • Date: 16??

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    Durrat al-tāj.
    درة التاج.
    Shiite prayer book; consists of prayers to be said on the visitation of Caliph ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib's tomb.
    • Contributor: Ibn Rustam Khān Ṣafī Qulī
    • Date: 16??

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    [Qajar cosmological talismanic work]. Cosmological talismanic work with numerous illustrations, numerical tables and charms.
    • Date: 1700

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    [Qurʼān]. Manuscript. Arabic and Persian. Title supplied by cataloger. Written by Aḥmad al-Nayrīzī. Written in Iran. Paper; thin, cream color polished paper with no watermarks; elaborate floral unwan in gold, black, blue and red; fol. 1b and 2a have gold floral design in borders; in remainder of the work, the text is enclosed in an elaborate ruled border of blue, gold, red and blue; the...
    • Contributor: Nayrīzī, Aḥmad
    • Date: 1708

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    Dīvān-i Mawlānā Ẓuhūrī.
    ديوان مولانا ظهورى.
    Poems of Muḥammad al-Ẓuhūri.
    • Contributor: Ẓuhūrī, Nūr Al-Dīn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1710

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    Maʻārij al-nubūwah.
    معارج النبوة.
    Biography of the Prophet Muḥammad.
    • Contributor: Muʻīn Al-Dīn Farāhī
    • Date: 1713

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    Incomplete treatise on Shīʻah apologetics and the imams.
    Shiʻite apologetic and the imams
    Manuscript. Persian with passages in Arabic. Title supplied by cataloger. Scribe not identified. Place of writing not determined. Paper; cream color laid paper with horizontal chain lines and watermark of a cross within a circle; black ink with minimal rubrication and some red overlining; catchwords. Naskh; 14 lines in written area 14 x 9.5 cm. Fol. 1a-69b. Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M140. Flexible...
    • Date: 1723

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    [Qurʼān]. Manuscript. Arabic. Title suppllied by cataloger. Written by Muṣṭafá al-Khaṭīb in the Sulṭanīyah mosque. Written in Iran. Paper; polished, cream color laid paper with horizontal chain lines and no visible watermarks; elaborate decoration on fol. 1b and 2a in gold, dark blue, red, and light blue; remainder of text enclosed in wide ruled border of gold and black; individual sūrah's have titles in white...
    • Date: 1739

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    Kullīyāt-i Ḥāfiẓ.
    كليات حافظ.
    The poems of Ḥāfiẓ with an anonymous Ottoman Turkish translation and partial commentary.
    • Contributor: Ḥāfiẓ
    • Date: 1750

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    Sikandarnānah min taṣnīf-i Mawlawī Niẓāmī,
    سكندرنامه من تصنيف مولوى نظامى.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from colophon. Name of scribe not indicated. Probably written in India. Paper; coarse light brown laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; black ink with section headings in red; marginal notations; minor worm damage throughout; catchwords on rectos. Nastaʻliq; 19 lines in written area 19 x 9.5 cm. Fol. 1b-184a. Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M17. Sewn together but...
    • Contributor: Niẓāmī Ganjavī
    • Date: 1750

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    Sharḥ-i Jām-i jahān numā.
    شرح جام جهان نما.
    Book of historical and other anecdotes, beginning with anecdotes about nature.
    • Date: 1759

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    Waqiat-i-Nadiri (History of Nadir Shah)
    Waqa-i-Nadiri | Vāqiʻāt-i Nādiri
    Historical study of Iran and Afghanistan during the reign of Nādir Shāh, 1688-1747.
    • Contributor: Mahdī Khān Astarābādī
    • Date: 1759

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    Tārīkh-i Nādirī.
    تاريخ نادري.
    Manuscript is incomplete; text breaks off abruptly at second word of line 5, leaf 257a.
    • Contributor: Munro, Thomas - Mahdī Khān Astarābādī
    • Date: 1760

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    Majālis al-muʼminīn.
    مجالس المؤمنين.
    Manuscript. Persian Title from fol. 2a. Scribe not identified. Written in Iran? Paper; unpolished cream color paper with not visible watermarks; text of fol. 1b-3a enclosed in ruled border of blue and gold, rest of manuscript is without borders; black ink with rubrication and red overlining; numerous notes, corrections, etc. written on squares of very thin blue paper and pasted over parts of the...
    • Contributor: Shushtarī, Nūr Allāh Ibn ʻabd Allāh
    • Date: 1767

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    Nuskhah--i Tavārīkh-i Sind.
    نسخة تواريخ سند.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from fol. 1a. Written by Muḥammad Tahsīn. Fol. 1a has name of former owner David Anderson. Written in India. Paper; thin, cream color laid paper with horizontal chain lines and no visible watermarks; black ink with rubrication; numerous notations in English on first few leaves; catchwords. Nastaʻliq; 15 lines in wrtten area 18.5 x 9 cm. Fol. 1b-179b. Library of Congress....
    • Contributor: Maʻṣūm, Mīr Muḥammad
    • Date: 1768

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    [Persian calligraphy studies.] Manuscript. Persian Title from container. Written by Salmān Bint ʻAlī Pāshā. Place of writing not determined. Paper; heavy, reinforced laid paper with vertical chain lines and no visible watermarks; sections contining lines of poetry are inlaid; text enclosed in a ruled border of thin blue, wider gold and a very wide greenish blue border; verses are divided by a similar wide greenish line and...
    • Contributor: Salmān Bint ʻalī Pāshā
    • Date: 1772

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    Faqrʹnāmah
    فقرنامه /
    On Sufism, probably written in Afghanistan between 1772-1793 during the reign of Tīmūr Shāh Durrānī, 1742 or 1743-1793.
    • Contributor: K̲h̲arqānī, K̲h̲vājah Abulḥasan
    • Date: 1772

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    Sāqīʹnāmah.
    ساقينامه.
    Manuscript. Chagatai; some Persian. Caption title. Scribe not identified. Probably written in Iran; possibly between Tabriz and Shiraz. Paper; cream color laid paper; opening page (detached) has unwan in blue and gold; text enclosed in ruled border of blue and gold; pages divided into two columns separating the text, each framed with a blue and gold border; black ink. Nastaʻliq; 15 lines. Library of...
    • Contributor: Ishrāq, ʻabd Al-Fattāh
    • Date: 1777

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    Ṭūṭīʹnāmah.
    طوطينامه.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from colophon. Name of scribe not indicated. Probably written in India. Paper; cream-color laid paper of varying thickness, with no visible chain-lines or watermarks; black ink with rubrication; catchwords on versos. Nastaʻliq; 14-16 lines in written area approximately 18 x 9.5 cm. Folios 1a-200b Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M 62. Limp red leather binding; originally with embossed gold medallions in...
    • Contributor: Nakhshabī, Z̤iyāʼ Al-Dīn
    • Date: 1785

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    Kitāb-i qiṣṣah-ʼi Kāmʹrūp.
    كتاب قصۀ كامروپ.
    Manuscript. Persian Caption title. Name of scribe not indicated; perhaps written by Captain William Franklin. Written in India. Paper; think, polished, cream-color laid paper; no visible chain lines or watermarks; black ink with some marginal notes in English; red ink in caption only; catchwords on rectos. Note on flyleaf: [2 words illegible] Guiliemi Franklin Liber Kissa Camarùp vel Historia Canaropi principiis ex antiquo descritte[sic]...
    • Date: 1788

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    Qiṣṣah-ʼi Sayf al-Mulūk va Badīʻ al-Jamāl.
    قصۀ سيف الملوك و بديع الجمال. | Qiṣṣah-ʼi ʻishq al-juzʼ al-awwal Sayf al-Mulūk va Badīʻ al-Jamāl | Saif al-Muluk wa Badīʻ al-Jamāl
    Tale of Sayf al-Mulūk and Badiʼʻ al-Jamāl, also recorded in an Arabic version in the Arabian Nights.
    • Date: 1790

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    Qarābādīn-i Maʻṣūmī.
    قرابادين معصومى.
    Treatise on medicine and medicinal plants.
    • Contributor: Mumtaz Un-Nissa Begum - Shīrāzī, Maʻṣūm Ibn Karīm Al-Dīn
    • Date: 1790

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    Kitāb-i kullīyāt-i Shaykh Saʻdī ʻalayhi al-raḥmah.
    كتاب كليات شيخ سعدي عليه الرحمه.
    Complete works of the poet Saʻdi.
    • Contributor: Saʻdī
    • Date: 1792

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    Bahāristān-i Jāmī.
    بهارستان جامي.
    Collection of memorable sayings, witticisms, anecdotes, etc., in prose and poetry in 8 books; concerning (book 1) Sufis and saints, 2) sayings of the philosophers, 3) justice of kings, 4) generosity, 5) love, 6) jokes and witticisms, 7) poets, and 8) on animals; the text is incompete and breaks off shortly after the beginning of book 7.
    • Contributor: Jāmī
    • Date: 1793

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    [Ātashkadah]
    [آتشكده]
    Biographical dictionary of Persian poets with extensive excerpts from their works.
    • Contributor: Āz̲ar Baygdilī, Luṭf ʻalī Ibn Āqā Khān
    • Date: 1795

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    Gūlistān, taṣnīf-i Ḥaz̤rat Shaykh Saʻdī Shīrāzī.
    گولستان، تصنيف حضرت شيخ سعدي شيريزي.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from colophon. Name of scribe not indicated. Probably written in India. Paper: thick cream color Indian paper; no borders; black ink with rubrication; catchwords on rectos. Nastaʻliq; 13 lines in written area 17.5 x 7 cm. Folios 1b-169a. Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M80. Previous owner's name on flyleaf: Robt. Atkinson, Scholar, 14 Trinity College. Nineteenth century half-leather binding in brown...
    • Contributor: Saʻdī - Atkinson, Robt. (Robert)
    • Date: 1798

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    Bustān-i Saʻdī.
    بستان سعدى.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from fol. 1a. Scribe not identified. Possibly written in India. Date on fol. 1a; manuscript may be older. Paper; medium cream color paper with no visible watermarks; fol. 1b has floral unwan in gold, blue, red and white contains the Basmalah; text block enclosed in ruled border of one thin blue and one wide gold line; text itself is set off...
    • Contributor: Saʻdī
    • Date: 1798

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    [Pandnāmah.]
    [پندنامه.]
    Manuscript. Persian. Title based on comparison with printed edtions. Name of scribe not indicated. Probably written in Turkey. Papaer; light cream color lightly polished laid paper with horizontal chain lines and no visible watermarks; text enclosed in and divided by single red lines; gold unwan; black ink with section headings in red ink; catchwords. Manuscript appears to be unfinished as section titles end at...
    • Contributor: ʻaṭṭār, Farīd Al-Dīn
    • Date: 17??

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    Hāz̲ihi al-nuskhah musammá Hasht bihisht min taṣnīf-i Amīr Khusraw quddisa sirruh.
    هذه النسخة مسمى هشت بهشت من تصنيف امير خسرو قدس سره.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from fol. 1a. Ghulām Nabī walad Miyān ʻAbd al-Ghafūr. Copied in Pir Ramzan Ghazi neighborhood, Multan, Pakistan. Paper: glossy laid paper of varying thickness with no visible chain-lines or watermarks; small unwan in red, green, gold and black ink with a thick black border; black ink, section headings in red ink; catchwords on rectos. Nastaʻliq; 13 lines in written area 14.5...
    • Contributor: Amīr Khusraw Dihlavī - Ghulām Nabī Walad Miyān ʻabd Al-Ghafūr
    • Date: 17??

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    [Anvār-i Suhaylī]
    [انوار سهيلي]
    Persian translation of Kalīlah va Dimna
    • Contributor: Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ
    • Date: 17??

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    [Collection of short texts or extracts from various manuscripts in Persian and Arabic concerning the reign of Maḥmūd Shāh]. Collection of texts concerning the reign of Mahmud Begara, Sultan of Gujarat.
    • Date: 17??

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    [Collection of Arabic religious and ascetic sayings and adages with Persian explanations.] Collection of Arabic religious and Sufi adages with Persian explanations following each adage.
    • Date: 17??

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    [Gulistān]
    [گلستان]
    Fragmentary , highly decorated and illuminated copy of Saʻdī's Gulistān
    • Contributor: Saʻdī
    • Date: 17??

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    Farhang-i Rashīdī.
    فرهنگ رشىدى. | Farhangi Rashidi; Persian dictionary
    Dictionary of the Persian language.
    • Contributor: ʻabd Al-Rashīd Ibn ʻabd Al-Ghafūr Tattavī
    • Date: 17??

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    Kitāb-i akhlāq-i muḥsinī.
    كتاب اخلاق محسني.
    Treatis on Islamic ethics and religious life.
    • Contributor: Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ
    • Date: 17??

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    Incomplete collection of two Arabic works and two unidentified poems in Persian. An incomplete compilation including an Arabic treatise on the sultanate and caliphate based on a hadith of Kaʻb al-Akhbār with an interlinear Persian translation, an Arabic treatise on the legal division of human actions into lawful and unlawful, and two unidentified poems in Persian; the last of the poems is incomplete.
    • Date: 17??

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    Akhlāq-i Nāṣirī.
    اخلاق ناصرى.
    Ethical work by Nāṣir al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī.
    • Contributor: Munro, Thomas - Ṭūsī, Naṣīr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??

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    Sūrat al-Qāf.
    سورة القاف. | SURAT / AL / AHQĀF
    Sūrat al-Ahqāf with interlinear Persian translation.
    • Date: 17??

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    Dīvān-i Rūḥī.
    ديوان روحي.
    Dīvān of a certain Rūhī, perhaps the divan poet Bağdatlı Ruhî (died 1605).
    • Contributor: Rūḥī
    • Date: 17??

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    Qaṣīdah.
    قصيدة.
    Elegies for the Shīʻah imāms.
    • Date: 17??

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    [Essays on entertainment]. Illustrated erotic work.
    • Contributor: Muḥammad Ṣadr Al-Dīn.
    • Date: 17??

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    Inshaʼ-i Kamāl al-Dīn.
    انشا كمال الدين. | Inshai Kemal Oddin | Insha Kamal-o-Deen | Insha Kumalo Deen
    Treatise on the forms of letters on various subjects in all styles.
    • Contributor: Kamāl Al-Dīn
    • Date: 17??

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    Inshā-yi Khalīfah.
    انشاى خليفه. | Jāmiʻ al-qavānīn | Inshai Khalfia
    Collection of the author's letters; widely used as a school text for teaching Persian letter-writing.
    • Contributor: Kanawjī, Khalīfah Shāh Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??

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    Navāb Vālā Maqām-i maqbūl.
    نواب والا مقام مقبول. | Navab Vala maqām maqbūl
    Apparently about North Arcot; authorship not stated and uncertain, perhaps by Muhammad Ali Khan, Nawab of Arcot.
    • Contributor: Muhammad Ali Khan, Umdat Al-Mulk Anwar Al-Din
    • Date: 17??

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    Munājāt.
    مناجات.
    Munājāt (Supplication) of ʻAli ibn Abī Ṭālib.
    • Contributor: Vahīd Ḥusaynī - ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Date: 17??

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    Şerh-i Gülistân.
    Golestan
    Manuscript. Turkish (Arabic script) and Persian. Title from bottom edge. Name of scribe not indicated Probably written in Turkey. Paper: very light cream-color polished laid paper with horizontal chain lines and no visible watermarks; elaborate floral unvan in blue, gold and red; text enclosed in a fine ruled border of black and gold ink; rubrication with overlining; few marginal corrections; catchwords on rectos. Naskh;...
    • Contributor: Bosnavı̂ Sudi
    • Date: 17??

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    Risālah-i Firdawsīyah.
    رسالة فردوسية.
    Anonymous miscellany in prose and poetry dealing with spring, education, medical matters, trades, military matters and finally a lengthy section in praise of an unnamed individual.
    • Date: 17??

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    Shāh Jihān.
    شاه جهان. | Shāh Jahān
    Biography of the Mogul Emperor Shahjahan.
    • Contributor: Straton, Francis - Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kambūh
    • Date: 1800

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    [Unidentified collection of poems] Collection of poems by Ḥāfiẓ and poems based on lines of his poetry.
    • Contributor: Ḥāfiẓ
    • Date: 1800

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    Jild-i avval Siyar al-mutaʼakhkhirīn, taṣnīf-i Sayyid Ghulām Ḥusayn Khān ibn-i Sayyid Hidāyatʹʻalīkhān Ṭabāṭabāī Ḥusaynī.
    جلد اول سير المتاخرين، تصنيف سيد غلام حسين خان ابن سيد هدايةعليخان طباطباي حسيني.
    History of India in the 18th century.
    • Contributor: Ghulām Ḥusayn Khān Ṭabāṭabāʼī
    • Date: 1800

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    Dīvān-i Khvājah.
    ديوان خواجه.
    Poems of Ḥāfiẓ.
    • Contributor: Persian Manuscript Collection (Library of Congress) - Ḥāfiẓ - Ḥusayn Khān Mushīr Al-Dawlah - Muḥammad Riz̤ā Ibn-I ʻabd Al-ʻazīz - Nāṣir Al-Dīn Shāh
    • Date: 1801

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    Skander-Namah.
    Yāghūth
    Legend of Alexander the Great in verse.
    • Contributor: Niẓāmī Ganjavī
    • Date: 1802

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    Kitāb-i akhlāq al-muḥsinī.
    كتاب اخلاق المحسني.
    Text on fundamentals of Islamic ethics.
    • Contributor: Munro, Thomas - Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ
    • Date: 1807

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    Hāz̲ā duʻā-yi ṣanamay-i Quraysh az Mawlānā Amīr al-Muʼminīn.
    هاذا دعاى صنمي قريش از امير المؤمنين. | Hādhaʼ duʻā-yi ṣanamay-i Quraysh az Mawlānā Amīr al-Muʼminīn.
    Text of the Shīʻah prayer of ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib titled Duʻa-yi ṣanam-i Quraysh together with an interlinear Persian translation.
    • Contributor: Shīrāzī, Abū Al-Qāsim - ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Date: 1808

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    Risālah dar faqah. Treatise on poverty.
    • Contributor: Sayyid Rawshan ʻalī
    • Date: 1808

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    Kitāb-i Tārīkh-i ʻĀlamʹāra.
    كتاب تاريخ عالمآرا.
    History of Shāh ʻAbbas of the Safavid dynasty and his predecessors.
    • Contributor: Kāzarūnī, Ghulām Ḥusayn Ibn ʻaṭṭār ʻalīʻaskar - Iskandar Munshī
    • Date: 1812

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    Nuskhah-i Divān-i Hilālī.
    Dīvān-i Halālī
    The poems of Badr al-Dīn al-Hilālī with an introduction.
    • Contributor: Hilālī, Badr Al-Dīn
    • Date: 1814

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    Insha-ʼi ʻajūbīyah.
    انشۀ عجوبيه. | Inshai ajubiyah | Inshā-ʼi khalīfah
    Guide to writing both official and private correspondence.
    • Date: 1815

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    Gulshan-i tawḥīd
    گلشن توحيد /
    Versified criticism and interpretation of the classical Mas̲navī of Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī.
    • Contributor: Shāhidī Dadah Mughlavī, Ibrāhīm Ibn Ṣāliḥ - Jalāl Al-Dīn Rūmī
    • Date: 1817

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    Iʻtiqādnāmah.
    اعتقادنامه. | Persian creed
    Statement of Shiite creed in Persian.
    • Contributor: Amherst College. Library - Merrick, James Lyman
    • Date: 1822

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    Hāz̲ā kitāb-i Gulistān.
    هذا كتاب گلستان.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from fol. 1a. Name of scribe not indicated. Probably written in India. Paper; cream-color, unpolished laid-paper; with horizontal chain lines and no visible watermarks; manuscript appears to be an older manuscript (perhaps 18th century) with missing sections and conclusion added by a later hand and dated 1238 [1822 or 1823], paper of newer section is also laid paper with horizontal chain...
    • Contributor: Saʻdī
    • Date: 1822

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    Daftar-i avval-i Ṭibb-i akbarī.
    دفتر اول طب اكبرى. | Daftar-i duvvum-i Ṭibb-i akbarī
    Based on the Arabic treatise Sharḥ al-asbāb by Nafīs ibn ʻIwaḍ (-approximately 1449); covers the symptoms and treatment of diseases specific to particular parts and general diseases.
    • Contributor: Shāh Arzānī, Muḥammad Akbar Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1822

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    Mas̲navī.
    مثنوى.
    Manuscript. Persian. Marginalia dated 1827. Title from final section (daftar 7). Name of scribe not indicated. Probably written in India. Paper; (main section) light cream color unpolished laid paper; no visible chain lines or watermarks; unwans in gold, blue and green had the head of each daftar; text inclosed in ruled border of three lines in blue and red; black ink with rubrication; page...
    • Contributor: Mumtaz Un-Nissa Begum - Jalāl Al-Dīn Rūmī
    • Date: 1822

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    Three treatises on Persian letter-writing and composition. Three works on Persian letter-writing and composition.
    • Contributor: Rāy, Nūndah - Kanawjī, Khalīfah Shāh Muḥammad
    • Date: 1823

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    Sharh-i namaz. This work is not a commentary on the namāz, but a selection of Qurʼānic sūrahs and prayers to be read during Ramaḍān.
    • Contributor: Ṭālib Nizhād
    • Date: 1825

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    al-Muʻjam fī ās̲ār mulūk al-ʻajam.
    المعجم فى آثار ملوك العجم.
    Treatise on the deeds of the Persian kings.
    • Contributor: Ḥusaynī Qazvīnī, Sharaf Al-Dīn Faz̤l Allāh
    • Date: 1825

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    [Kitāb-i tashrīḥ al-aqvām].
    [کتاب تشريح الاقوام]. | History of the origin and distinguishing marks of the different Castes of India
    Description based on Rosenwald bibliography entry. Eleven lines per leaf. Persian manuscript written in India in large nastaliq, illustrated wtih 120 miniatures, including portraits. Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 2076 BM Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts, v. 1, 1879, p. 65-67. LC copy has provenance: Lessing J. Rosenwald; Presentation leaf (sixth preliminary leaf), naming Capt. Watkins as the recipient, is inscribed: "History...
    • Contributor: Skinner, James - Watkins, J. - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1825

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    Shiʻah prayer manual, 19th century. Shīʻah prayer book with brief passages in Arabic followed by a Persian translation and brief commentary.
    • Date: 1826

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    Tāj al-Maṣādir.
    تاج المصادر.
    Persian dictionary of Arabic particles.
    • Contributor: Bayhaqī, Aḥmad Ibn ʻalī
    • Date: 1829

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    Tuḥfat al-muʼminīn.
    تحفة المؤمنين. | Manuscript on treatment of illness by herbs
    Work on materia medica dedicated to the Safavid Shāh Sulaymān.
    • Contributor: Ḥusaynī, Muḥammad Muʼmin
    • Date: 1830

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    Dīvān-i silsilah va al-z̲ahab min ashʻār
    ديوان سلسلة و ال-ذهب من شسعار /
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from folio 1b. Title and author statement on facing pages. Probably copied in Iran. Paper; cream-colored, Middle Eastern laid paper with no chain lines; black ink, section headings in gold and blue ink, 2 columns in blue and gold border; title on folios 1b-2a highly decordated in dark blue and gold; catchwords on rectos. Date on folio 1a 28 Rabīʻ al-awwal...
    • Contributor: Jāmī
    • Date: 1830

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    Excerpts from classical Persian poetry.
    Ghazalīyāt-i shaykh Saʻdī
    Selection of poems from classical Persian poets.
    • Contributor: Saʻdī - Ḥāfiẓ - Jāmī
    • Date: 1833

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    Īn mujallad-i suvvum ast az Kitāb-i ḥayāt al-qulūb tālīf khādim-i akhbār aʼimmah-ʼi aṭhār Muḥammad Bāqir ibn-i Muḥammad Taqī ...
    اين مجلد سوم است از كتاب حيوة القلوب تاليف خادم اخبار ائمة اطهار محمد باقر بن محمد تقي ... | Hyât-ul-Kuloob, or Life of Hearts, vol. III
    Biographies of Pre-Islamic prophets, Qurʼanic prophets and Shiite Imams.
    • Contributor: Merrick, James Lyman - Majlisī, Muḥammad Bāqir Ibn Muḥammad Taqī
    • Date: 1837

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    Bāb-i haftum dar imāmat.
    باب هفتم در امامت.
    Summary of Shīʻah doctrine and the Imamate.
    • Contributor: Dihlawī, ʻabd Al-ʻazīz Ibn Aḥmad
    • Date: 1840

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    [Anthology of 3 Persian texts, primarily on the Mughal Empire.] Manuscript. Persian. Title supplied by cataloger. Scribes not identified. Written in India. Paper; coarse, cream color laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; black ink with rubrication on some texts; catchwords. Work contiains: [1]. A collection of letters and notes by Muhammad Bahadur Shah II, King of Delhi, 1775-1862 (dated 1855) -- [2]. Unidentified historical treatise (undated) -- [3]. One leaf numbered...
    • Contributor: Muhammad Bahadur Shah II - Akbar - Abū Al-Faz̤l Ibn Mubārak
    • Date: 1841

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    Shāhnāmah.
    شاهنامه.
    Manuscript. Persian. Caption title. Name of scribe or scribes not indicated. Purchase Written in Kashmir, India. Paper; light-cream paper; four colums per pate with triple-ruled frames of black, blue, and gold; column divisions illuminated in red, blue, and gilt; large illuminated headpieces at ff. 2.v, 153.v, 307v, and 465v., each having a different design, comprising two to three cartouches of red-on-gold calligraphy, surmounted by...
    • Contributor: Firdawsī
    • Date: 1842

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    Nihāyat al-ʻuqūl ...
    نهاية العقول ... | Risalah-e Iman
    Manuscript. Persian Ttitle from fol. 1b. Name of scribe not indicated. Probably written in India. Paper; light cream color laid paper with no visible chain-lines or watermarks; pages reinforced around edges with 4 cm wide borders; marginal notations with some text loss due to trimming; black ink; no catchwords. Nastaʻliq; 13 lines in written area 14.5 x 8 cm. Fol. 1b-22a. Library of Congress....
    • Contributor: Rāzī, Fakhr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn ʻumar
    • Date: 1845

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    Muntakhab-i Mas̲navī-i sharīf.
    منتخب مثنوي شريف.
    Selections of the Masnavi of Jalal al-Din Rumi.
    • Contributor: ʻarīf Jābirī, Shāh ʻālim Gharīb - Jalāl Al-Dīn Rūmī
    • Date: 1845

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    Sharḥ-i Gulistān.
    شرح گلستان.
    Commentary on the Gulistān of Saʻdī.
    • Contributor: Iṣfahānī, Muḥammad Rafīʻ Ibn Muḥammad Shafīʻ Ibn Muḥammad Ḥusayn
    • Date: 1849

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    [Unidentified Persian work on hadith]. Commentary on hadith.
    • Date: 1850

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    Malfūẓāt.
    ملفوظات. | Malfoozate Teemoor
    Memoirs of Timur originally written in Chagatay, now lost, translated into Persian by the Mughal scholar Abū Ṭālib al-Ḥusaynī.
    • Contributor: Timur - Abū Ṭālib Al-Ḥusaynī
    • Date: 1851

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    [Ikhtiyārāt-i badīʻī.]
    [اختيارات بديعي.]
    Early medical work on diseases, pharmacology and materia medica.
    • Contributor: Anṣārī Shīrāzī, ʻalī Ibn Ḥusayn
    • Date: 1855

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    [Collection of miscellaneous texts in Persian and Arabic inluding prayers]
    Garden reach
    Collection of texts in Persian and Arabic, mostly unidentified, two works with titles are Bayaẓ-i Adʻiyah in praise of the Mogul hero Muḥammad Bahādūr Sirāj al-Dīn; and the other, al-Majlisī's Ḥulyat al-muttaqīn
    • Date: 1856

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    Tārīkh-i Quṭb-i Shāhīyah.
    تاريخ قطب شاهيه. | Taʼrīkh-i Sulṭān Muḥammad Quṭbshāhī
    History of Sultan Muhammad Qutb Shah, Sultan of Golconda and the Qutb Shahi dynasty and includes the historical, political and social events prevalent in Hyderabadi during the Qutb Shahi period.
    • Contributor: Munro, Thomas - Mirzā ʻalī Bayg Riz̤ā Hādī
    • Date: 1858

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    Kitāb Rawḍat al-jannah.
    كتاب روضة الجنة. | Garden of paradise
    Biographies of both Sunni and Shiʻah Muslims.
    • Contributor: Merrick, James Lyman - Muḥammad Bāqir Ibn Zayn Al-ʻābidīn
    • Date: 185?

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    Javāhirnāmah ... Mīr Ghiyās̲ al-Dīn Manṣūr Shīrāzī.
    جواهرنامه ... مير غياث الدين منصور شيرازي. | Jawāhir nameh
    Treatise on precious stones and minerals.
    • Contributor: Ṣadr Al-Dīn Al-Shīrāzī, Muḥammad Ibn Manṣūr - Kunz, George Frederick
    • Date: 1864

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    Dastān-i Bahrām Gūr va ḥusn-i Bānū Parīzād.
    دستان بهرام گور و حسن بانو پريزاد. | Dastān-i Bahrām Gūr
    Prose adaptation of the legend of Bahrām Gūr from Firdawsī's Shāhnāmah.
    • Contributor: Firdawsī
    • Date: 1873

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    [Calligrapher's sample book.] Calligrapher's sample book.
    • Contributor: Ḥusaynī, Ḥasanʻalī
    • Date: 1874

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    Qurʼān bā tarjumah-i Fārsī. Manuscript. Arabic and Persian; colophon in Turkish (Arabic script). Title from container. Scribe not identified. Probably written in Iran. Paper; cream color paper with no visible watermarks; elaborate unwans on fol. 1b and 2a with text enclosed in a wide ruled border of gold red and green; remainder of text enclosed in ruled border in gold black and red; interlinear Persian translation in red...
    • Date: 1877

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    Risālah-ʼi Khiradʹnāmah-ʼi Amīrī
    رسالۀ خردنامۀ اميرى / | Khiradʹnāmah-ʼi Amīrī
    Poems written in praise of ʻAbdurraḥmān K̲h̲ān̲, the Amir of Afghanistan.
    • Contributor: Qandahārī, ʻabd Al-Raʼūf
    • Date: 1888

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    Mīzān al-ṭibb.
    ميزان الطب.
    Basic treatise on traditional Arab medicine.
    • Contributor: Shāh Arzānī, Muḥammad Akbar Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1890

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    Namāz va duʻā.
    نماز و دعا. | Anthology
    Incomplete manuscript on prayer, possibly Shīʻah tradition.
    • Date: 18??

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    ʻAlāmgīrnāmah.
    علامكيرنامه.
    History of the first ten years ofAurangzeb.
    • Contributor: Muḥammad Kāẓim Ibn Muḥammad Amīn - Ellis, Alexander George
    • Date: 18??

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    Kitāb-i Gulistān.
    كتاب گلستان.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from colophon. Name of scribe not indicated. Probably written in India. Paper: coarse brownish poorly laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; paper in poor condition and shows earlier reinforcement around edges; dampstaining on foredge; black ink with rubrication; catchwords on rectos. Nastaʻliq; 9-15 lines in written area 14 x 8 cm. Fol. 1b-128b. Library of Congress. Persian manuscript,...
    • Contributor: Saʻdī
    • Date: 18??

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    Nuskhah-i Badāyiʻ al-inshā = Buddayeh al Insha.
    نسخة بدايع الانشا = Buddayeh al Insha.
    Treatise on Persian letter writing and prose composition.
    • Contributor: [Yūsufī, Yūsuf Ibn Muḥammad Ibn Yūsuf Al-Maḥallī - Clarke, Adam
    • Date: 18??

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    Iskandarnāmah.
    اسكندرنامه.
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from colophon. Name of scribe not indicated. Written in India. Papaer; thick unpolished Indian paper; some pages colored pink; text within ruled border of three fine lines in black and red ink; black ink, section headings in red; numerous marginal and interlinear notes and comments; beginning of the poem on fol. 1b is in a much later hand; 6 leaves of...
    • Contributor: Niẓāmī Ganjavī
    • Date: 18??

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    [Unidentified Qajar-era poetry anthology]. Fragmentary collection of poems and selections from poems.
    • Date: 18??

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    [Majmuʻah, or, Collection]. A scholar's collection of bits of text, mostly in Persian with some Arabic, accompanied by extensive comments.
    • Date: 18??

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    Chahār Injil-i Muqaddas.
    چهار انجيل مقدس. | Gospels, Persian
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from colophon; each Gospel has separate caption title in red ink. Scribe not identified. Place of writing not determined; perhaps Iran. Paper; cream color, commercial laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; black ink with rubrication; catchwords. Nastaʻliq; 17 lines in written area 25.5 x 16 cm. Fol. 1b-128a. Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M103. Nineteenth century brown half...
    • Date: 18??

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    [Qurʼān]
    [قرآن]
    Also available in digital form. Ms. In Arabic. Title supplied by cataloger. Gift of Charles C. McVicker. Paper: smooth yellowed cream with no visible watermarks; the first two pages and colophon are elaborately illuminated in green, blue and red on gold background; borders are gold, blue and red; titles of individual sūrahs in gold; verses separed by gold circles with catchwords on versos. Library...
    • Contributor: Ṣāfī, Aḥmad Rashīd - McVicker, Charles C. - Balawī, Ibrāhīm Adʹham Gharbaldah
    • Date: 18??

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    [Poems of Ḥāfiẓ] The poetical works of Ḥāfiẓ.
    • Contributor: Ḥāfiẓ
    • Date: 18??

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    Risālah fī al-tajwīd bi-al-lughah al-Fārisīyah li-Muḥammad al-Bāqir.
    رسالة في التجويد باللغة الفارسية لمحمد الباقر.
    Treatise on the art of reciting the Qurʼan.
    • Contributor: Manṣūrī, Maḥmūd Al-Imām - Asmāʼī, Muḥammad Al-Bāqir Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 18??

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    Maṭlaʻ al-saʻdayn.
    مطلع السعدين. | Maṭla-us-Saʻdain | Matla-us sudain : history of the period from 704 A.H. to 874 A.H. Starting from the birth of Sultan Abu Saeed Khan and others describing the empires of Iran and Turan
    The first volume of a two volume work which in all covers 170 years. The first volume covers the years from the birth of the last Mongol ruler of Persia Abū Saʻīd (704/1304/5) until the death of Abū S aʻīd, the granson of Tīmūr (807/1405).
    • Contributor: ʻabd Al-Razzāq Kamāl Al-Dīn Ibn Isḥāq Al-Samarqandī
    • Date: 18??

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    Bāb al-dīn
    باب الدين /
    In Persian. Preface signed: M. Youness. Label pasted on back cover: "Khayr Allāh Afandī kih az Masīḥīyat va baʻd az ʻAbd al-Bahāʼ murtadd shud". Probably written in Iran.
    • Contributor: Khayr Allāh Afandī
    • Date: 1900

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    Qismī az Bayān-i Fārsī.
    قسمي از بيان فارسي.
    Manuscript. Persian Title from pasted label on cover. Scribe not indicated. Place of writing unknown. Paper: lined notebook paper, lines running vertically to the text; black ink. Text breaks off after the first line of "al-bāb al-awwal min al-wāḥid al-rābiʻ." Naskh; 17 lines in written area approximately 15.5 x 11.5 cm. 165 pages. Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M5. Contemporary blue cardboard binding with...
    • Contributor: Bāb, ʻalī Muḥammad Shīrāzī
    • Date: 1900

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    Dar bayān-i kayfiyat-i madd va jazr-i Islām
    در بيان کيفيت مد و جزر اسلام / | Madd va jazr-i Islām | Mad va jazr-i Islām
    Versified short history of Islam.
    • Contributor: Bismil, ʻubaidullāh
    • Date: 1902

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    Taz̲kirat al-khaṭṭāṭīn
    تذکرة الخطاطين / | Mas̲navī-i Rājī | Mas̲navī-i Taz̲kirat al-khaṭṭāṭīn
    Short versified description of calligraphers of Bukhoro (Uzbekistan).
    • Contributor: Rājī Bukhārī, Muḥammad Idrīs Khvājah - Bukhārī, ʻināyat Allāh Khvājah
    • Date: 1908

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    Bayāz̤-i Ghaws̲iyah-i Ḥaz̤rat Ghaws̲-i Aʻẓam Muḥyī al-Dīn Jīlānī.
    بياض غوثيه حضرت غوث أعظم محى الدين جيلانى /
    Poems. Manuscript. Persian. Title from fol. 1a. Date from cover. Written by Ghulām Ismāʻīl. Written in Afghanistan. Paper; modern cream color paper; black ink; some sections written diagonally; no catchwords. Nastaʻliq; 15 lines, with some pages of fewer lines written diagonally. Binding is marbled paper over cardboard; light tan leather spine; text block separated from binding.
    • Contributor: Ismāʻīl, Ghulām - ʻabd Al-Qādir Al-Jīlānī
    • Date: 1909

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    Divan-i Ṭarzī.
    ديوان طرزي.
    Complete poems of Ghulām Muḥammad Ṭarzī.
    • Contributor: ʻabd Al-Laṭīf Khān Pisar-I ʻabd Al-Ghaffār Khān - Ṭarzī, Ghulām Muḥammad
    • Date: 1914

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    Kullīyāt-i ashʻār va ghazalīyāt-i Mīrzā Maḥmūd Khān Bālāʹḥiṣārī Kābulī al-mutakhalliṣ bih (Sālik).
    (کليات اشعار و غزليات ميرزا محمود خان بالاحصارى کابلى المتخلص به (سالک. | Mirzā Maḥmūd Khān
    Poems. Manuscript. LC copy imperfect: Pages 370-371 torn with loss of text. In Persian.
    • Contributor: Sālik, Mīrzā Maḥmūd Khān
    • Date: 1938

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    Tuḥfat al-aḥbāb fī taz̲kirat al-aṣḥāb, yaʻnī, Taz̲kirat al-shuʻarā-yi Fārsī
    تحفة الاحباب فى تذکرة الاصحاب، يعنى، تذکرة الشعراى فارسى / | Tuḥfat al-aḥbāb fī tadhkirat al-aṣḥāb | Tuḥfat al-aḥbāb fī taz̲karat al-aṣḥāb | Taz̲kirat al-shuʻarā-yi Fārsī
    Poets, Persian Tajikistan Biography; Persian poetry.
    • Contributor: Afandī, Hāshim - Vāz̤iḥ Bukhārī, Raḥmat Allāh
    • Date: 1953

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    [Fragment of a Persian manuscript on the tribes of Afghanistan, mainly in Paktīā Province] Description of the tribes of Afghanistan, fragment covers mostly the Paktīā Region.
    • Date: 19??

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