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Manuscript/Mixed Material Inshā-yi Khalīfah انشاى خليفه / Jāmiʻ al-qavānīn / Inshai Khalfia

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Title

  • Inshā-yi Khalīfah

Other Title

  • انشاى خليفه
  • Jāmiʻ al-qavānīn
  • Inshai Khalfia

Summary

  • Collection of the author's letters; widely used as a school text for teaching Persian letter-writing.

Names

  • Kanawjī, Khalīfah Shāh Muḥammad, active 17th century, author

Created / Published

  • [late 18th century]

Headings

  • -  Kanawjī, Khalīfah Shāh Muḥammad,--active 17th century--Correspondence
  • -  Letter writing, Persian--Early works to 1800
  • -  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
  • -  India

Notes

  • -  Manuscript.
  • -  Persian.
  • -  Title from colophon.
  • -  Name of scribe:
  • -  Written in India.
  • -  Paper; coarse tan laid paper with horizontal chain lines and no visible watermarks; text enclosed in ruled border of black and red ink; text in black ink with rubrication; catchwords on rectos.
  • -  Rieu, C. Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts, I, 414
  • -  Storey, C.A. Persian literature, III, 313
  • -  Nastaʻliq; 13 lines in written area 18.5 x 9 cm.
  • -  Fol. 1b-72b.
  • -  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M49.
  • -  Contemporary red morocco binding with 3 embossed medallions front and back; lacks spine.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.

Medium

  • 72 leaves (13 lines), paper : bound ; 24 x 15.5 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PK6349 .K37 1750z

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2016397204

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Persian Language Manuscript Project are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Chicago citation style:

Kanawjī, Khalīfah Shāh Muḥammad, Active 17Th Century, Author. Inshā-yi Khalīfah. [Late 18th Century] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016397204/.

APA citation style:

Kanawjī, K. S. M. Inshā-yi Khalīfah. [Late 18th Century] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016397204/.

MLA citation style:

Kanawjī, Khalīfah Shāh Muḥammad, Active 17Th Century, Author. Inshā-yi Khalīfah. [Late 18th Century] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016397204/>.