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This list does not include the recognised abbreviations for well-known periodicals nor the titles of Persian historical and biographical works (except in a few special cases).

a.h.s.

Anno Hegirae Solaris. I have prefixed these letters to dates in the Hijrī i s̲h̲amsī era adopted some years ago in Persia.

A.S.B. Govt. Coll. 1903–07

List of Arabic and Persian mss. acquired on behalf of the Government of India by the Asiatic Society of Bengal during 1903–07. Calcutta, 1908.

A.S.B. Govt. Coll. 1908–10

List of … mss. acquired … during 1908–10. Calcutta, [1910 ?].

Aberystwyth

The National Library of Wales. Catalogue of oriental manuscripts … by H. Ethé. Aberystwyth, 1916.

Adabīyāt Kutub-k̲h̲ānah-sī

The Adabīyāt Kutub-k̲h̲ānah-sī preserved in the University Library at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Afs̲h̲ār 1333

Kitāb-s̲h̲ināsī i Īrān. Farwardīn-Isfand 1333. Gird-āwardah i Īraj i Afs̲h̲ār. (in Farhang i Īrān-zamīn ii (Tihrān 1333/1954–5) pp. 397–400 (introductory) and 1–20 (separately paginated)).

Afs̲h̲ār 1334

Kitāb-s̲h̲ināsī i Īrān 1334. (French title on back wrapper: Bibliographie de l’Irān. Février 1955–Mars 1956. Par Īraj Afshâr). Tihrān 1335/1956. A defect from the bibliographical point of view is that the dates actually given on the title-pages or elsewhere in the books themselves, when different from 1334, are not specified.

Ahlwardt

Verzeichniss der arabischen Handschriften der Königlichen Bibliothek zu Berlin von W.A. Berlin, 1887–99.

Aḥmad t̲h̲ālit̲h̲

The Library of Aḥmad iii preserved in the Ṭōp Qapū Sarāy at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

ʿAlīgaṛh Subḥ. mss.

Fihrist i nusak̲h̲ i qalamī (ʿArabī, Fārisī wa-Urdū) Subḥān Allāh Ōriyenṭal Lāʾibrērī Muslim Yūnīwarsiṭī ʿAlī Gaṛh murattabah i Saiyid Kāmil Ḥusain … [A hand-list of the mss. presented to the ʿAlīgarḥ Muslim University in 1927 by Saiyid Subḥān Allāh of Gōrakhpūr]. ʿAlīgaṛh, 1930.

ʿAlīgaṛh Subḥ. ii

Fihrist jild i duwwum maṭbūʿāt (ʿArabī, Fārisī wa-Urdū) Subḥān Allāh Ōriyenṭal Lāʾibrērī Muslim Yūnīwarsiṭī ʿAlī Gaṛh murattabah i Maulawī Muḥammad Abrār Ḥusain Ṣāḥib Fārūqī … ʿAlīgaṛh, 1932.

Amal al-āmil

A. al-ā. fī ʿulamāʾ Jabal ʿĀmil [in Arabic], by M. b. al-Ḥasan al-Ḥurr al-ʿĀmilī. Ṭihrān, 1302.

Amīrī Efendī

The Library of Amīrī (Emīrī) Efendī preserved in the Millat Kutub-k̲h̲ānah-sī at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

ʿAmūjah Ḥusain Pās̲h̲ā

Daftar i Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i ʿAmūjah Ḥusain Pās̲h̲ā [now preserved in the Millat Kutub-k̲h̲ānah-sī]. Istanbul, 1310. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Āqsarāy

آقسرا یده والده جامعشریفی کتبخانه سی دفتری. درسعادت ١١٣١

Arberry

Catalogue of the Library of the India Office. Vol. ii. Part vi. Persian books. By A.J. Arberry … London, 1937.

Asʿad

Daftar i Kutubk̲h̲ānah i Asʿad Efendī. Constantinople, n.d.

Āṣafīyah

فهرست کتب عربی – فارسی واردو مخزونه کتب خانه آصفیه سرکار عالی ... حيدراباد ٢٣٣١ – ٣٣٣١

Āṣafīyah iii

Jild i siwwum i Fihrist i kutub i ʿArabī wa Fārisī wa Urdū mak̲h̲zūnah i Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i Āṣafīyah i Sarkār i ʿālī … Ḥaidarābād, 1347/ 1928–9.

ʿĀs̲h̲ir

Daftar i Kutubk̲h̲ānah i ʿĀs̲h̲ir Efendi. Constantinople, 1306.

As̲h̲raf ʿAlī Arab. Cat.

Catalogue of the Arabic books and manuscripts in the Library of the Asiatic Society of Bengal compiled byMirza A. ʿA. Calcutta, 1899–1904.

Ātas̲h̲-kadah (circ. a.h. 1171–93/1760–79), by Luṭf-ʿAlī Bēg. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in Ethé’s description of the ms. Bodleian 384.

Āt̲h̲ār al-ṣanādīd [in Urdu], by S. Aḥmad K̲h̲ān. Delhi, 1263/1847.

ʿĀṭif Efendī

Daftar i Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i ʿĀṭif Efendī. Istanbul, 1310. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Aumer

Die persischen Handschriften der K. Hof- und Staatsbibliothek in Muenchen beschrieben von J.A. Munich, 1866.

Āyā Ṣūfiyah

Daftar i Kutubk̲h̲ānah i Āyā Ṣūfyah. Constantinople, 1304.

B.S.O.S.

Bulletin of the School of Oriental Studies.

Bag̲h̲dād Kös̲h̲kü

The Bag̲h̲dād Kiosk library preserved in the Ṭōp Qapū Sarāy at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Bānkīpūr

Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian manuscripts in the Oriental Public Library at Bankipore. Prepared [so far as the Persian volumes are concerned] by Maulavi Abdul Muqtadir. Patna, 1908–

Bānkīpūr Arab. Hand-list

. . . فهرست دستی کتب قلمی لائبريری موقوفه خان بهادر خدا بخش خان مرحوم ... مسمی به مفتاح الکنوز الخفیه ... مرتبه مولوی عبد الحمید . پتؕنه ٨١٩١-٢٢٩١-

Bānkīpūr Pers. Hand-list

فهرست نسخ خطی فارسی اورینتلؕ پبلک لائبريری بانکيپور مسمی به مراة العلوم ... مرتبه مولوی عبد المقتدر . پتنهؕ ٥٢٩١-

Bānkīpūr Suppt. i, ii

Supplement to the Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Oriental Public Library at Bankipore. Volume i (Volume ii). By Maulavi Abdul Muqtadir. Patna (Calcutta printed) 1932, 1933.

Bas̲h̲īr Āg̲h̲ā

Daftar i Kutubk̲h̲ānah i Bas̲h̲īr Āg̲h̲ā [Stambul]. Constantinople, 1303.

Bāyazīd

دفتر کتبخانۀ ولی الدين سلطان بايزيد جامعشريفی درو ننذه واقعدر . درسعادت ٤٠٣١

Berlin

Verzeichniss der persischen Handschriften der Königlichen Bibliothek zu Berlin von W. Pertsch. Berlin, 1888.

Blochet

Catalogue des manuscrits persans de la Bibliothèque Nationale. Paris, 1905–12–

Bodleian

Catalogue of the Persianmanuscripts in the Bodleian Library begun byEd. Sachaucompletedby H. Ethé. Oxford, 1889.

Bodleian iii

Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindustani and Pushtu manuscripts in the Bodleian Library. Part iii. Additional Persian manuscripts. By A.F.L. Beeston. Oxford 1954.

Bodleian Nicoll and Pusey. See Nicoll-Pusey.

Bombay Fyzee

A descriptive list of the Arabic, Persian and Urdu manuscripts in the Bombay Branch, Royal Asiatic Society. By A.A. Fyzee. [Reprinted from the Journal of the B.B.R.A.S.] [Bombay, n.d.]

Bombay Univ.

A descriptive catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Urdu manuscripts in the Library of the University of Bombay. By Khān Bahādur Shaikh ʿAbduʼl-Ḳādir-e-Sarfarāz. Bombay, 1935.

Brelvi and Dhabhar

Supplementary catalogue of Arabic, Hindustani, Persian and Turkish mss. and descriptive catalogue of the Avesta, Pahlavi, Pazend and Persian mss. in the Mulla Firoz Library [at Bombay]. Compiled by S.A. Brelviand Ervad B.N. Dhabhar. Bombay, 1917.

Breslau

Verzeichniss der arabischen, persischen, türkischen und hebräischen Handschriften der Stadtbibliothek zu Breslau von C. Brockelmann. Breslau, 1903.

Brockelmann

Geschichte der arabischen Litteratur von C.B. Weimar-Berlin, 1898–1902.

Browne Coll.

A descriptive catalogue of the Oriental mss. belonging to the late E.G. Browne [and at present deposited in the Cambridge University Library]. By E.G. Browne. Completed & edited … by R.A. Nicholson. Cambridge, 1932.

Browne Hand-list

A hand-list of the Muḥammadan manuscripts ... in the Library of the University of Cambridge by E.G.B. Cambridge, 1900.

Browne Pers. Cat.

A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge by E.G.B. Cambridge, 1896.

Browne Suppt.

A supplementary hand-list of the Muḥammadan manuscripts … in the Libraries of the University and Colleges of Cambridge by E.G.B. Cambridge, 1922.

Bug̲h̲yat al-wuʿāt

B. al-w. fī ṭabaqāt al-lug̲h̲awīyīn wa-ʼl-nuḥāt [in Arabic], by al-Suyūṭī. Cairo, 1326.

Būhār

Catalogue raisonné of the Bûhâr Library [now in the Imperial Library, Calcutta]. Vol. I. Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts … Begun by Maulavî Qâsim Ḥasîr Raḍavî, revised and completed by Maulavi ʿAbd-ul-Muqtadir. Calcutta, 1921.

Buk̲h̲ārā Semenov

Kalalog rukopisei istoricheskogo otdela Bukharskoi Tsentral’noi Biblioteki. [By] A.A. Semenov. Tashkent, 1925.

But-k̲h̲ānah (a.h. 1021/1612–13), by “Muḥammad” Ṣūfī, Ḥasan Bēg k̲h̲ākī and ʿAbd al-Laṭīf ʿAbbāsī. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in Ethé’s description of the ms. Bodleian 366.

Caetani

La fondazione Caetani per gli studi musulmani. Notizia della sua istituzione e Catalogo dei suoi mss. orientali per cura di G. Gabrieli. Rome, 1926.

Cairo

Fihrist al-kutub al-Fārisīyah wa-ʼl-Jāwīyah al-maḥfūẓah bi-ʼl-Kutubk̲h̲ānat al-k̲h̲idīwīyat al-Miṣrīyahjamaʿahu wa-rattabahu ʿAlī Efendī Ḥilmī al-Dāg̲h̲istānī. Cairo, 1306.

Calcutta Madrasah

Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian manuscripts in the Library of the Calcutta Madrasah by Kamálu ʼd-Dīn Aḥmad and ʿAbdu ʼl-Muqtadir. Calcutta, 1905.

Cambridge 2nd Suppt.

A second supplementary hand-list of the Muḥammadan manuscripts in the university and colleges of Cambridge. By A.J. Arberry. Cambridge 1952.

Cambridge Trinity. See Palmer Trinity.

Cataloghi

Cataloghi dei codici orientali di alcune biblioteche d’Italia. Florence, 1878–1904.

Chanykov

Die Sammlung von morgenländischen Handschriften, welche die Kaiserliche Öffentliche Bibliothek zu St. Petersburg im Jahre 1864 von Hrn v. Chanykov enworben hat. Von B. Dorn. St. Petersburg, 1865.

C̲h̲elebī ʿAbd Allāh

Daftar i Kutubk̲h̲ānah i C̲h̲elebī ʿA.A. Efendī. Constantinople, 1311.

Christensen-Østrup

Description de quelques manuscrits orientaux appartenant à la Bibliothèque de l’Université de Copenhague par A.C. et J.Ø. (Oversigt over det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger, 1915, no. 3–4, pp. 255–84.)

Const.

Constantinople.

Cureton-Rieu

Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum orientalium qui in Museo Britannico asservantur Pars secunda, codices Arabicos amplectens. [By W. Cureton and C. Rieu.] London, 1838–71.

D.M.G.

Katalog der Bibliothek der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft. Zweiter Band: Handschriften. Teil B: Persische und Hindustanische Handschriften bearbeitet vonMahommed Musharraf-ul-Hukk. Leipzig, 1911.

Dāmād Ibrāhīm

Daftar i Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i Dāmād Ibrāhīm Pās̲h̲ā [now preserved in the Sulaimānīyah Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i ʿumūmī]. Istanbul, 1312. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Decourdemanche i

[A list by E. Blochet of mss. presented to the Bibliothèque Nationale in 1905 by M.D.] (Bibliographie Moderne, Tome x, pp. 214–34.)

Decourdemanche ii

Une collection de manuscrits musulmans (donnée à la Bibliothèque Nationale par M.D.). Par E. Blochet. (Archives Marocaines, xv, 2, pp. 193–282. Paris, 1909.)

Decourdemanche iii

Inventaire de la collection de manuscrits musulmans de M.D. [presented to the Bibl. Nat. by Mlle. Wendling in 1916] par E. Blochet. (J.A. xi e série, Tome viii, pp. 305–423.)

Dhabhar

Descriptive catalogue of some manuscripts bearing on Zoroastrianism and pertaining to the different collections in the Mulla Feroze Library. Prepared by Ervad Bomanji Nusserwanji Dhabhar. Bombay, 1923.

Dorn

Catalogue des manuscrits et xylographes orientaux de la Bibliothèque Impériale Publique de St. Pétersbourg. [By B. Dorn.] St. Petersburg, 1852.

Dorn A. M.

Das Asiatische Museum der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissen­schaften zu St. Petersburg. Von … Dr. Bernh. D. St. Petersburg, 1846.

Dresden

Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum orientalium Bibliothecae Regiae Dresdensis. ScripsitH.O. Fleischer. Leipzig, 1831.

al-Durar al-kāminah

al-D. al-k. fī aʿyān al-miʾat al-t̲h̲āminah (in Arabic), by Ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī. Ḥaidarābād, 1348–50.

Edhem and Stchoukine

Les manuscripts orientaux illustrés de la Bibliothèque de l’Université de Stamboul. Par Fehmi Edhem et Ivan Stchoukine (Mémoires de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie de Stamboul, 1). Paris, 1933.

Edinburgh

A descriptive catalogue of the Arabic and Persian manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library. By Mohammed Ashraful Hukk …, H. Ethé …, and E. Robertson … Edinburgh, 1925.

Edwards

A catalogue of the Persian printed books in the British Museum compiled by Edward E…. London, 1922.

Ellis

Catalogue of Arabic books in the British Museum. By A.G.E. London, 1894–1901.

Ellis-Edwards

A descriptive list of the Arabic manuscripts acquired by the Trustees of the British Museum since 1894 compiled by A.G. Ellis and E. Edwards. London, 1912.

Escurial

Les Manuscrits Arabes de l’Escurial décrits par Hartwig Dérenbourg (Publications de l’École des Langues Orientales Vivantes ii e série vol. x, xi fasc. 1) vol. i Paris, 1884. Vol. ii fasc. 1 Paris, 1903. Décrits d’après les notes de H.D…. revuespar E. Lévi-Provençal (Publ., École des Langues Or. Viv., Sér. 6 vol. iii) vol. iii Paris, 1928.

Ethé

Catalogue of the Persian Manuscripts in the Library of the India Office by H. E. Oxford, 1903–.

Eton

Catalogue of the oriental manuscripts in the Library of Eton College compiled by D. S. Margoliouth. Oxford, 1904.

Ewald

Verzeichniss der orientalischen Handschriften der Universitäts-Bibliothek zu Tübingen. Tübingen, 1839.

Fagnan

Catalogue général des manuscrits des bibliothèques publiques de France. Départements. Tome xviii: Alger, Par E.F. Paris, 1893.

Faiḍ Allāh Efendī

Daftar i Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i Faiḍ Allāh Efendī wa-s̲h̲aik̲h̲ Murād etc. [now preserved in the Millat Kutub-k̲h̲ānah-sī]. Istanbul, 1310. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Fātiḥ

Daftar i Fātiḥ Kutubk̲h̲ānah-sī. Constantinople, n.d.

al-Fawāʾid al-bahīyah

al-F. al-b. fī tarājim al-Ḥanafīyah [in Arabic], by M. ʿAbd al-Ḥaiy Lakhnawī. Cairo, 1324.

Fawāt al-Wafayāt (in Arabic), by Ibn S̲h̲ākir al-Kutubī. Būlāq, 1283.

Fleischer

Catalogus librorum manuscriptorum qui in Bibliotheca Senatoria Civitatis Lipsiensis asservantur (Codices arabici persici turcici descripti ab H.O.F.). Grimae, 1838.

Flügel

Die arabischen, persischen und türkischen Handschriften der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Hofbibliothek zu Wienbeschrieben vom Professor Dr. G.F. Vienna, 1865–7.

G.i.P.

Grundriss der iranischen Philologie herausgegeben von W. Geiger und E. Kuhn. Strassburg, 1896–1904.

Garcin de Tassy

Histoire de la littérature hindouie et hindoustanie par M.G. de T. 2nd ed. Paris, 1870–1.

Glasgow

The Persian and Turkish manuscripts in the Hunterian Library of the University of Glasgow. By T.H. Weir. (JRAS. 1906, pp. 595–609.)

Gotha

Die persischen Handschriften der Herzoglichen Bibliothek zu Gotha. Verzeichnet von Dr. W. Pertsch. Vienna, 1859.

Gotha Turkish

Die türkischen Handschriften der Herzoglichen Bibliothek zu Gotha. Verzeichnet von Dr. W. Pertsch. Vienna, 1864.

Gul i raʿnā (a.h. 1182/1768–9), by Lac̲h̲hmī Narāyan “S̲h̲afīq” Aurangābādī. References are given to the pages of ʿAbd al-Muqtadir’s description of the ms. Bānkīpūr viii 701.

Ḥ.k̲h̲.

Kas̲h̲f al-ẓunūnLexicon bibliographicum et encyclopaedicum a … Haji Khal[ī]fa … compositumedidit … (G. Fluegel. Leipzig, 1835–58.

Ḥabīb al-siyar

Ḥ. al-s. fī ak̲h̲bār afrād al-bas̲h̲ar. By K̲h̲wāndamīr. Bombay, 1273/1857.

Ḥadāʾiq al-Ḥanafīyah [in Urdu. Completed a.h. 1297], by Faqīr Muḥammad Lāhaurī. Lucknow, 1906.

Haft iqlīm, by Amīn Aḥmad Rāzī. The references are to the numbers given by Ethé to the biographies in his description of the I.O. ms. Ethé 724.

Ḥaidarābād Coll.

Author-Catalogue of the Ḥaidarābād Collection of manuscripts and printed books [presented by Nawwāb ʿAzīz Jang Bahādur of Ḥaidarābād to the Asiatic Society of Bengal]. Calcutta, 1913.

Ḥakīm-og̲h̲lu ʿAlī Pās̲h̲ā

Daftar i Ḥakīm-ūg̲h̲lī ʿAlī Pās̲h̲ā Kutub-k̲h̲ānah-sī [now preserved in the Millat Kutub-k̲h̲ānah-sī]. Istanbul, 1311. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Ḥālat Efendī

Daftar i Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i Ḥālat Efendī, [now preserved in the Sulaimānīyah Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i ʿumūmī]. Istanbul, 1312. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Hamburg

Katalog der orientalischen Handschriften der Stadtbibliothek zu Hamburg mit Ausschluss der hebräischen. Teil I. Die arabischen, persischenHandschriften beschrieben von C. Brockelmann. Hamburg, 1908.

Ḥamīdīyah

حمیدیه کتبخانه سنده محفوظ کتب موجوده نک دفتريدر . دار الخلافة العلیة ٠٠٣١

Ḥasan Ḥusnī

The library of Ḥasan Ḥusnī Pās̲h̲ā at Eyyūb. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Horn Pers. Hss.

Persische Handschriften in Constantinopel. Von P. Horn. (zdmg. liv (1900), pp. 275–332 and 475–509.)

Houtum-Schindler

The Persian manuscripts of the late Sir Albert Houtum-Schindler, K.C.I.E. By E.G. Browne. (jras. 1917, pp. 657–94.)

Hudāʾī Efendī

The library of Hudāʾī Efendī preserved in the library of Salīm Ag̲h̲ā at Scutari. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

I.Ḥ.

Kas̲h̲f al-ḥujub wal astār ʿan asmāʾ al-kutub wal asfār, or the Bibliography of S̲h̲ī‘a literature, of Mawlānā Iʿjāz Ḥusain al-Kantūrī [or rather al-Kintūrī]. Edited by Mawlavi M. Hidayat Husain. (Bibliotheca Indica.) Calcutta, 1912–14–

I.O.

India Office, London. These initials have been prefixed to the designations of certain manuscripts not described in Ethé’s catalogue.

Ibn Quṭlūbug̲h̲ā

Tāj al-tarājim, fī ṭabaqāt al-Ḥanafīyah (in Arabic). Die Krone der Lebensbeschreibungenvon Zein-ad-dîn Ḳâsim Ibn Ḳuṭlûbugâherausgegebenvon G. Flügel. Leipzig, 1862.

Itḥāf al-nubalāʾ

I. al-n. al-muttaqīn bi-iḥyāʾ ma⁠ʾāt̲h̲ir al-fuqahāʾ al-muḥaddit̲h̲īn, by Ṣiddīq Ḥasan K̲h̲ān. Cawnpore, 1288.

Ivanow

Concise descriptive catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the collection of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. By Wladimir I. Calcutta, 1924.

Ivanow 1st Suppt.

Concise descriptive catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the collections of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. First supplement. By W. Ivanow. Calcutta, 1927.

Ivanow 2nd Suppt.

Concise descriptive catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the collections of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. Second supplement. By W. Ivanow. Calcutta, 1928.

Ivanow Curzon

Concise descriptive catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Curzon Collection. Asiatic Society of Bengal. By W.I. Calcutta, 1926.

Jackson-Yohannan

A catalogue of the collection of Persian manuscriptspresented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, by A. S. Cochran. Prepared and edited by A.V. Williams Jacksonand A. Yohannan. New York, 1914.

al-Jawāhir al-muḍīʾah

al-J. al-m. fī ṭabaqāt al-Ḥanafīyah [in Arabic], by ʿAbd al-Qādir b. Abī ʼl-Wafāʾ M. al-Quras̲h̲ī. Ḥaidarābād, 1332.

de Jong

Catalogus codicum orientalium Bibliothecae Academiae Regiae Scientiarum quem a clar. Weijersio inchoatum, post hujus mortem absolvit et edidit Dr. P. de J. Leyden, 1862.

Kahl

Persidskiya, arabskiya i tyurkskiya rukopisi Turkestanskoi publichnoi biblioteki. [By] E. Kal’. Tashkent, 1889.

Kalimāt al-ṣādiqīn (a.h. 1023/1614), by M. Ṣādiq Hamadānī. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in ʿAbd al-Muqtadir’s description of the ms. Bānkīpūr viii 671.

Kamānkas̲h̲

Daftar i Kutubk̲h̲ānah i Amīr k̲h̲wājah Kamānkas̲h̲. Constan­tinople, n.d.

Karlsruhe

Die Handschriften derHof- und Landesbibliothek in Karlsruhe. ii Orientalische Handschriften. [The Arabic and Persian described by S. Landauer.] Karlsruhe, 1892.

K̲h̲āliṣ Efendī

The library of K̲h̲āliṣ Efendī preserved in the University Library at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

K̲h̲azīnat al-aṣfiyāʾ, by G̲h̲ulām Sarwar Lāhaurī. 3rd ed. Cawnpore, 1914.

K̲h̲izānah i ʿāmirah (a.h. 1176/1762–3), by G̲h̲ulām-ʿAlī “Āzād” Bilgrāmī. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in Ethé’s description of the ms. Bodleian 381.

K̲h̲ulāṣat al-afkār (a.h. 1206–7/1791–3), by Abū Ṭālib K̲h̲ān Iṣfahānī. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in Ethé’s description of the ms. Bodleian 391.

K̲h̲ulāṣat al-at̲h̲ar

K̲h̲. al-a. fï aʿyān al-qarn al-ḥādī ʿas̲h̲ar [in Arabic], by al-Muḥibbī. Cairo, 1284.

K̲h̲ulāṣat al-kalām (a.h. 1198/1784), by ʿAlī Ibrāhīm K̲h̲ān. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in Ethé’s description of the ms. Bodleian 390 and in ʿAbd al-Muqtadir’s description of the ms. Bānkīpūr viii 704–5.

K̲h̲usrau Pās̲h̲ā

Daftar i Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i K̲h̲usrau Pās̲h̲ā. Istanbul, n.d. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Köprülü

Köprülü-zāde Meḥmet Paşa Kütübḫānesinde maḫfūẓ kütüb i mevcūdenüñ defteridir. [Istanbul] n.d. (Cf. Horn.)

Krafft

Die arabischen, persischen und türkischen Handschriften der K.K. Orientalischen Akademie zu Wien, beschrieben von A.K. Vienna, 1842.

Krause

Stambuler Handschriften islamischer Mathematiker. Von Max Krause (see pl . ii p. 1).

Lālah-lī

Daftar i Kutubk̲h̲ānah i Lālah-lī. Constantinople, 1311.

Lālā Ismāʿīl

The library of Lālā Ismāʿīl Efendī listed at the end of the daftar of the Ḥamīdīyah Library (for which see p. xvi of Section i). (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Leningrad Acad. i (Miklukho-Maklai)

Akademiya Nauk SSSR. Institut Vostokovedeniya. N.D. Miklukho-Maklai. Opisanie tadzhikskikh i persidskikh rukopisei Instituta Vostokovedeniya[Pt. 1 (see p. 3, l. 26)]. Moscow-Leningrad 1955.

Leningrad Asiatic Museum, Bukhārā Collection

Arabskiye Rukopisi Bukharskoy kollektsii Aziatskogo Museya Instituta Vostokovedeniya AN SSSR. By V. I. Belyaev. Leningrad, 1932.

Leyden

Catalogus codicum orientalium Bibliothecae Academiae Lugduno-Batavae [by Dozy, de Jong, de Goeje and Houtsma]. Leyden, 1851–77.

Lincei

Reale Accademia dei Lincei, Rome. The references are to the issues of the Rendiconti (Classe di scienze morali, storiche e filologiche) in which the manuscripts are catalogued.

Lindesiana

Bibliotheca Lindesiana. Hand-list of Oriental manuscripts. Arabic, Persian, Turkish. [Now in the John Rylands Library at Manchester.] Aberdeen, 1898.

Loth

A catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the India Office. By O. L. London, 1877.

Lu’lu’atā ʼl-Baḥrain

L. ʼl-B. fī ʼl-ijāzah li-qurratai al-ʿain (in Arabic), by Yūsuf b. Aḥmad al-Baḥrānī [cf. Browne Lit. Hist, iv 356]. Bombay, n.d. For a Ṭihrān edition of 1269 see Harrassowitz’s Bücher-Katalog 430, no. 641.

Lund

Codices orientales Bibliothecae Regiae Universitatis Lundensis recensuit C. J. Tornberg. Lund, 1850. Supplementa. Lund, 1853.

M. Idrīs

Taṭyīb al-ik̲h̲wān bi-d̲h̲ikr ʿulamāʾ al-zamān [in Urdu], by M. Idrīs Nagarāmī. Lucknow, 1897.

Maʿārif

Fihrist i kutub i k̲h̲aṭṭī i Kitāb-k̲h̲ānah i ʿUmūmī i Maʿārifta⁠ʾlīf i ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Jawāhir i Kalām (English title on back cover of vol. i: Catalogue of Persian and Arabic manuscripts of the Public Library of the Ministry of EducationArranged by Abdol-Aziz Javaher Kelam ), vol. i, Tihrān a.h.s. 1313/1934–5, vol. ii, a.h.s. 1314/1935–6 (Mihr Pr.).

Madras

Alphabetical Index of manuscripts in the Government Oriental mss. Library, Madras. Madras, 1893.

Madrās iii

A descriptive catalogue of the Islamic manuscripts in the Government Oriental Manuscripts Library, Madras. By T. ChandrasekharanCuratorand the staff of the Library [i.e., so far as this volume is concerned, “Janab Muhammad Yousuf Kokan” and “Syed Durwaish Khadari”]. Volume iii. D. Nos. from 103 to 180 (Hindustani). D. Nos. from 219 to 289 (Arabic). D. Nos. 688 to 821 (Persian). Madras 1954.

Maḥbūb al-albāb

M. al-a. fī taʿrīf al-kutub wa-ʼl-kuttāb, by K̲h̲udā Bak̲h̲s̲h̲. [A catalogue of K̲h̲. B.’s private library now preserved in the Oriental Public Library founded by him at Bānkīpūr.] Ḥaidarābād, 1314.

Maḥmūd Efendī

The library of Maḥmūd Efendī preserved in the old tekke of Yaḥyā Efendī at Bes̲h̲ikṭās̲h̲, Istānbūl (Historical mss. cited from Tauer, q.v. p. xxxv).

Majālis al-muʾminīn, by Nūr Allāh S̲h̲ūs̲h̲tarī. Ṭihrān, 1299 [?].

Majālis al-ʿus̲h̲s̲h̲āq. by Sulṭān Ḥusain b. Manṣūr. Cawnpore, 1287/1870.

Majlis

Catalogue des manuscrits persans et arabes de la Bibliothèque du Madjless. Par Y. Etessami. Ṭihrān, 1933.

Mak̲h̲zan al-g̲h̲arāʾib (a.h. 1218/1803–4), by Aḥmad ʿAlī Sandīlī. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in Ethé’s description of the ms. Bodleian 395.

Manchester, Mingana

Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester, by A. Mingana … Manchester 1934.

Maqālāt al-ḥunafāʾ: see pl . ii § 323 (6).

Marsigli

Remarques sur les manuscrits orientaux de la collection Marsigli à Bolognepar le Baron Victor Rosen. (Atti della R. Accademia dei Lincei. Serie 3a. Scienze morali. Vol. xii. Rome, 1885.)

Marteau

Notices sur les manuscrits persans et arabes de la collection Marteau [in the Bibliothèque Nationale] par M. E. Blochet. (Notices et extraits, Tome xli.) Paris, 1923.

Mas̲h̲had

Fihrist i kutub i Kitāb-k̲h̲ānah i mubārakah i Āstān i quds i Riḍawī. Mas̲h̲had, 1345/1926–.

Meherji Rana

Descriptive catalogue of all manuscripts in the First Dastur Meherji Rana Library, Navsari. Prepared by Bamanji Nasarvanji Dhabhar. Bombay, 1923.

Mehren

Codices orientales Bibliothecae Regiae Hafniensisenumerati et descripti. Pars tertia. Codices persicos, turcicos, hindustanicos & c. continens. [By A.F. Mehren.] Copenhagen, 1857.

Miklukho-Maklai. See Leningrad Acad. above.

Mirʾāt al-k̲h̲ayāl (a.h. 1102/1690–1), by S̲h̲ēr K̲h̲ān Lōdī. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in Ethé’s description of the ms. Bodleian 374.

Mis̲h̲kāt

Fihrist i kitāb-k̲h̲ānah i ihdāʾī i Āqā-yi Saiyid Muḥammad Mis̲h̲kāt bah kitāb-k̲h̲ānah i Dānis̲h̲-gāh i Tihrān (Publications of the University of Tihrān, 123, 168, 169, 181, 299 and —), vol. i (the Qurʾān, etc.), by ʿAlī-Naqī Munzawī, a.h.s.1330–1/1952, vol. ii (Adab), by the same, a.h.s. 1333/1955, vol. iii, pt. 1 (Philosophy etc.), by M. Taqī Dānis̲h̲-paz̲h̲ūh, a.h.s. 1332/1953, pt. 2 (Medicine, Mathematics, etc.), by the same, a.h.s. 1332/1953, pt. 3 (Ak̲h̲bār, Uṣūl, Fiqh), by the same, a.h.s. 1335/1956 (another volume, or part, is to follow: see pt. 3 p. [2111]).

Morley

A descriptive catalogue of the historical manuscripts in the Arabic and Persian languages preserved in the Library of the Royal Asiatic SocietyBy W. H. M. London, 1854.

Muntahā ʼl-maqāl

M. al-m. fī aḥwāl al-rijāl [in Arabic], by M. b. Ismāʿīl al-Karbalāʾī. Ṭihrān, 1302.

Muntak̲h̲ab al-as̲h̲ʿār (a.h. 1161/1748), by M. ʿAlī K̲h̲ān Mas̲h̲hadī. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in Ethé’s description of the ms. Bodleian 379.

Murād

Daftar i Kutubk̲h̲ānah i Dāmād-zādah Qāḍī-ʿaskar Muḥammad Murād. Constantinople, 1311.

Muṣṭafā Efendī

The library of Muṣṭafā Efendī preserved in the Sulaimānīyah Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i ʿumūmī at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Nad̲h̲īr Aḥmad

Notes on important Arabic and Persian mss. found in various Libraries in India [by Maulawī Ḥāfiẓ Nad̲h̲īr Aḥmad] (in the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, New Series, vol. xiii (1917), pp. lxxvii–cxxxix and vol. xiv (1918), pp. cxcix–ccclvi. The references are to the serial numbers in the Persian section of the latter.)

Nāfid̲h̲ Pās̲h̲ā

The library of Nāfid̲h̲ Pās̲h̲ā preserved in the Sulaimānīyah Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i ʿumūmī at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Nicoll-Pusey

Bibliothecae Bodleianae codicum manuscriptorum Orientalium, … catalogasPars secundaconfecit A. NicollEditionem absolvit et Catalogum Urianum aliquatenus emendavit E.B. Pusey. Oxford, 1821–1835.

Nūr i ʿUt̲h̲mānīyah

نور عثمانیه کتبخانه سنده محفوظ کتب موجوده نک دفتر يدر . استانبول ٣٠٣١

Nuzhat al-k̲h̲awāṭir

N. al-k̲h̲. wa-bahjat al-masāmiʿ wa-l-nawāẓir (in Arabic), a biographical dictionary of Indian celebrities in eight volumes (of which vol. i (1st-7th cent., published a.h. 1366/1947), vol. ii (8th cent., a.h. 1350/1931–2),1 and vol. iii (9th cent., a.h. 1371/1951) have so far been printed at the press of the Dāʾirat al-Maʿārif al-ʿUt̲h̲mānīyah, Ḥaidarābād, Deccan), by S. ʿAbd al-Ḥaiy b. Fak̲h̲r al-Dīn al-Ḥasanī (a former Director of the Nadwat al-ʿUlamāʾ, Lucknow, d. 15 Jumādā II 1341/2 Feb. 1923: see N. al-k̲h̲. vol. i pp. ḍād—ḥḥ (a biography by his son, S. ʿAbd al-ʿAlī al-Ḥasanī), vol. ii pp. 181–92 (the same biography slightly altered); M. Idrīs [cf. p. xxi above] p. 40; Nad̲h̲īr Aḥmad p. lxxxi; Brockelmann Sptbd. ii p. 863).

Palmer Trinity

A descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. By E. H. Palmer. Cambridge and London, 1870.

Paris Arab. Accessions (1884–1924)

Catalogue des manuscrits arabes des nouvelles acquisitions (1884–1924). By E. Blochet. Paris, 1925.

Peshawar

Lubāb al-maʿārif al-ʿilmīyah fī maktabat Dār al-ʿulūm al-Islāmīyah. By Maulawī ʿAbd al-Raḥīm. [The oriental section of the Library of the Islamiyah College, Peshawar.] Āgrah, 1918.

Philadelphia Lewis Coll.

Oriental manuscripts of the John Frederick Lewis Collection in the Free Library of Philadelphia. A descriptive catalogue … by Muhammed Ahmed Simsar. Philadelphia, 1937.

pl .

Persian literature, i.e. the present survey, as has already been explained.

Princeton

A catalogue of Turkish and Persian manuscripts belonging to Robert Garrett and deposited in the Princeton University Library. By N. N. Martinovitch. Princeton, 1926.

Princeton, Arabic Catalogue

Descriptive catalog of the Garrett Collection of Arabic Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library by Philip K. Hitti, Nabih Amin Faris, Buṭrus Abd-al-Malik. Princeton, 1938.

Qarah Muṣṭafā

Daftar i Qarah Muṣṭafā Pās̲h̲ā wa Muṣallā Madrasah-sī, etc. Constantinople, 1310.

Qarah-C̲h̲elebī-Zādah

Daftar i Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i Qarah-C̲h̲elebī-Zādah Ḥusām al-Dīn [now preserved in the Sulaimānīyah Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i ʿumūmī at Istanbul]. Istanbul, n.d. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Qilīj ʿAlī

Qilīj ʿAlī Pās̲h̲ā Kutubk̲h̲ānah-sī daftarī. Constantinople, 1311.

R.A.S.

Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian, Hindustani, and Turkish mss. in the Library of the Royal Asiatic Society. (jras. 1892, pp. 501–69.)

Rāg̲h̲ib Pās̲h̲ā

The library of Rāg̲h̲ib Pās̲h̲ā at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Raḥmān ʿAlī

Tad̲h̲kirah i ʿulamā i Hind, by R. ʿA. Lucknow, 1894.

Raiḥānat al-adab

R. al-a. fī tarājim al-maʿrūfīn bi-ʼl-kunyah au al-laqab [on the title-pages is added yā Kunā wa-alqāb], a biographical dictionary (in Persian) of Islamic celebrities ancient and modern, mainly scholars and men of letters, not far short of 5,000 in number, by M. ʿAlī [b. M. Ṭāhir] Tabrīzī [K̲h̲iyābānī]2 maʿrūf bah Mudarris, who was born at Tabrīz (R. al-a. vi p. 13, l. 6 from foot) in 1296/1879 and died there (vid. ibid.) on 1 S̲h̲aʿbān 1373/5 April 1954 (R. al-a. vi p. 410 3 before completion of the printing of his work, which was seen through its final stages by his son, ʿAlī Aṣg̲h̲ar Mudarris,4 and which consists of six volumes published at [Tihrān]5 and (vol. vi only) Tabrīz (S̲h̲afaq Pr.) from a.h. 1366/a.h.s. 1326/a.d. 1947 to [a.h.s. 1333, the preface to vol. vi being dated (on p. 34) 17 Isfand-māh 1333 (March 1955)] or more probably [a.h.s. 1334/1955] and containing (1) persons known by alqāb and ansāb (vols. i–iv), (2) persons known by kunyahs ((a) Abū, vol. v pp. 5–209, (b) Ibn, vol. v p. 209 to vol. vi p. 207, (c) Umm, vol. vi pp. 208–58, (d) Bint, vol. vi pp. 258–63, (e) Banī, vol. vi pp. 264–316, (f) Āl, vol. vi pp. 316–71) [the work being thus complete except for the list of corrigenda, g̲h̲alaṭ-nāmah i judāgānah (see vol. i p. 43912), which the author hoped to append].

Rāmpūr

Fihrist i kutub i Arabī maujūdah i Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i Riyāsat i Rāmpūr. Rāmpūr, 1902.

Ras̲h̲aḥāt, by ʿAlī b. Ḥusain Kās̲h̲ifī. Cawnpore, 1911.

Rauḍāt al-jannāt

R. al-j. fī aḥwāl al-ʿulamāʾ wa-ʼl-sādāt [in Arabic], by M. Bāqir b. Zain al-ʿĀbidīn K̲h̲wānsārī. Persia, 1306.

Rawān Kös̲h̲kü

The library of the Erivan Kiosk preserved in the Ṭōp Qapū Sarāy at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Rehatsek

Catalogue raisonné of the Arabic, Hindostani, Persian and Turkish mss. in the Mulla Firuz Library. Bombay, 1873.

Riḍā Pās̲h̲ā

The library of Riḍā Pās̲h̲ā preserved in the University Library at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Rieu

Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the British Museum. By C. R. London, 1879–81–83.

Riyāḍ al-s̲h̲uʿarāʾ (a.h. 1162/1749), by ʿAlī-Qulī k̲h̲ān “Wālih” Dāg̲h̲istānī. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in Ivanow’s description of the ms. Ivanow Curzon 57.

Rieu Suppt.

Supplement to the Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the British Museum by C. R. London, 1895.

Romaskewicz

Indices alphabetici codicum manu scriptorum Persicorum Turcicorum Arabicorum qui in Bibliotheca Literarum Universi­tatis Petropolitanae adservantur. Supplementum confecit A. R. Leningrad, 1925.

Rosen, Institut

Les manuscrits persans de l’Institut des Langues Orientales (du Ministère des Affaires Étrangères) décrits par le Baron Victor R. St. Petersburg, 1886.

Rosen, M.A.

Notices sommaires des manuscrits arabes du Musée Asiatique par le Baron Victor R. Première livraison. St. Petersburg, 1881.

Ross and Browne

Catalogue of two collections of Persian and Arabic manuscripts preserved in the India Office Library by E. Denison R. and E. G. B. London, 1902.

Safīnah i K̲h̲wus̲h̲gū (a.h. 1137/1724–5), by Bindrāban Dās “K̲h̲wus̲h̲gū”. References are given to the numbers assigned by Ethé to the biographies in the ms. Bodleian 376 and to the pages of ʿAbd al-Muqtadir’s description of the ms. Bānkīpūr viii 690.

Safīnat al-auliyāʾ, by Dārā-S̲h̲ukūh. Cawnpore, 1884. References are given also to the numbers assigned by Ethé to the biographies in his description of the India Office ms. Ethé 647.

Salemann-Rosen

Indices alphabetici codicum manuscriptorum persicorum turcicorum arabicorum qui in Bibliotheca Imperialis Literarum Universitatis Petropolitanae adservantur. Confecerunt C. S. et V. R. St. Petersburg, 1888.

Salīm Ag̲h̲ā

Daftar i Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i Ilḥāj Salīm Ag̲h̲ā. Istanbul, 1310–11. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Salīmīyah

Daftar i Kutubk̲h̲ānah i Salīmīyah. Constantinople, 1311.

Schefer

Bibliothèque Nationale. Catalogue de la collection de manuscrits orientaux … formée par M.C.S. et acquise par l’état publié par E. Blochet. Paris, 1900.

Semenov Ukazatel

Ukazatel’ persidskoi literatury po istorii Uzbekov v Srednei Azii. [By] A. A. Semenov. Tashkent, 1926.

Semenov Kurzer Abriss

Kurzer Abriss der neueren mittelasiatisch-persischen (tadschikischen) Literatur (1500–1900). Von A. A. Semenov (in Otto Harrassowitz’s Litterae orientales, Heft 46: April 1931, pp. 1–10).

S̲h̲ahīd ʿAlī Pās̲h̲ā

The library of S̲h̲ahīd ʿAlī Pās̲h̲ā at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

al-S̲h̲aqāʾiq al-Nuʿmānīyah

al-S̲h̲. al-N. fī ʿulamāʾ al-daulat al-ʿUt̲h̲mānīyah [in Arabic], by A. b. Muṣṭafā Ṭās̲h̲kubrīzādah. Cairo, 1310.

Siyar al-auliyāʾ, by S.M. Mubārak ʿAlawī Kirmānī called Amīr K̲h̲wurd. Delhi, 1302.

de Slane

Bibliothèque Nationale. Département des manuscrits. Catalogue des manuscrits arabes par M. le Baron de S. Paris, 1883–95.

Smirnow

Manuscrits turcs de l’Institut des Langues Orientales décrits par W. D. Smirnow. St. Petersburg, 1897.

Sprenger

A catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Hindústány manuscripts, of the libraries of the King of Oudh, compiledby A. S.Vol. I containing Persian and Hindústány poetry. Calcutta, 1854. [Most of these mss. were destroyed or dispersed at the time of the Mutiny, but Sprenger’s descriptions include manscripts in the Library of the Asiatic Society of Bengal and his own private Library (now in the Preussische Staatsbibliothek) as well as a number of printed or lithographed books.]

Stockholm

Katalog över Kungl. Bibliotekets orientaliska handskrifter av W. Riedel. Stockholm, 1923.

Subḥat al-marjān

S. al-m. fī āt̲h̲ār Hindūstān [in Arabic], by G̲h̲ulām ʿAlī “Āzād” Bilgrāmī. [Bombay], 1303.

Subkī

Ṭabaqāt al-S̲h̲āfiʿīyat al-kubrā [in Arabic], by ʿAbd al-Wahhāb b. ʿAlī al-Subkī. Cairo, 1324.

Ṣuḥuf i Ibrāhīm (a.h. 1205/1790), by ʿAlī Ibrāhīm K̲h̲ān. References are given to the numbers assigned to the biographies in Pertsch’s description of the ms. Berlin 663.

t.c.d.

Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublinby T. K. Abbott. Dublin, 1900.

Tajallī i nūr

T. i n. maʿrūf bah Tad̲h̲kirah i mas̲h̲āhīr i Jaunpūr, by S. Nūr al-Dīn “Zaidī” Ẓafarābādī. Pt. ii. Jaunpur, 1900.

Tark̲h̲ān K̲h̲adījah Sulṭān

The library of Tark̲h̲ān k̲h̲adījah Sulṭān listed at the end of the Yeñī Jāmiʿ daftar (for which see p. xxiii of Section I) and now preserved in the Sulaimānīyah Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i ʿumūmī. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. infra).)

Tashkent Acad.

Akademiya Nauk Uzbekskoi SSR. Institut Vostokovedeniya. Sobranie vostochnykh rukopisei Akademii Nauk Uzbekskoi ssr pod redaktsiei i pri uchastiiProfessora A.A. Semenova. Vols, i–iv. Tashkent 1952–57.

Tashkent Univ. ii

A.A. Semenov. Opisanie tadzhikskikh, persidskikh, arabskikh i tyurkskikh rukopisei Fundamental’noi Biblioteki Sredneaziatskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta im. V. I. Lenina. Vypusk 2 (English title: A.A. Semenov. A descriptive catalogue of the Persian, Tadjík, Arabic and Turkish manuscripts preserved in the Library of Middle Asiatic State University by name of V. I. Lenin). Tashkent 1956.

Tauer

Les manuscrits persans historiques des bibliothèques de Stamboul. Par Felix Tauer (in Archiv Orientální, vol. iii (Prague, 1931), pp. 87–118, 303–26, 462–91, vol. iv (1932), pp. 92–107, 193–207).

Topkapı Sarayı

Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi Kütüphanesi Farsça Yazmalar Kataloğu. Hazırlayan Fehmi Edhem Karatay. Istanbul, 1961. [Only used for Tales.]

Turin

I manoscritti arabi, persiani, siriaci, e turchi della Biblioteca Nazionale e della R. Accademia delle Scienze di Torino illustrati da C. A. Nallino. (Memorie della R. A. d. S. d. T. Serie ii, tom. i. Turin, 1900.)

ʿUmūmī

Kutubk̲h̲ānah i ʿUmūmī daftarī. Constantinople, n.d.

Upsala

Codices Arabici, Persici et Turcici Bibliothecae Regiae Universitatis Upsaliensis. Disposuit et descripsit C.J. Tornberg. Upsala, 1849.

Upsala Zetterstéen

Die arabischen, persischen und türkischen Handschriften der Universitätsbibliothek zu Uppsala verzeichnet und beschrieben von K. V. Zetterstéen (= Le Monde oriental, vol. xxii (1928). Upsala, 1930).

Uri

Bibliothecae Bodleianae codicum manuscriptorum orientaliumcatalogus. Pars prima. Oxford, 1787.

Vatican

Aus italienischen Bibliotheken. I. Die persischen und türkischen Handschriften des Vatikans. Von Paul Horn ( zdmg . li (1897), pp. 1–65).

Vatican, Levi della Vida

Elenco dei manoscritti arabi islamici della Biblioteca Vaticana … [by] Giorgio Levi della Vida. Città del Vaticano 1935 (Studi e testi, 67).

Velyaminov-Zernov

Vostochnyya rukopisi v bibliotekye pokoinago V.V. Vel’yaminova-Zernova. A. A. Semenova (in Izvyestiya Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk’, 1919, pp. 855–72).

Vollers

Katalog der islamischen … Handschriften der Universitäts-Bibliothek zu Leipzig von K. V. Leipzig, 1906.

Wahbī Efendī

The library of Wahbī Efendī preserved in the Sulaimānīyah Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i ʿumūmī at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. supra).)

Wilber

Recent Persian contributions to the historical geography of Iran. [By] Donald N. Wilber (see pl . ii D. Geography etc., beginning).

Yaḥyā Efendī

Daftar i Kutubk̲h̲ānah i Yaḥyā Efendī. Constantinople, 1310.

Yeñī

يکی جامع کتبخانه سنده محفوظ کتب موجوده نک دفتر يدر. دار الخلافة العليه ٠٠٣١

Yildiz Kös̲h̲kü

The library of the Yildiz Kiosk preserved in the University Library at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. supra).)

Zenker

Bibliotheca Orientalis. Manuel de bibliographie orientalePar J. Th. Z. Leipzig, 1846–61.

Zuhdī Bey

The library of Zuhdī Bey preserved in the Sulaimānīyah Kutub-k̲h̲ānah i ʿumūmī at Istanbul. (Historical mss. cited from Tauer (q.v. supra).)

The signs °, *, †, and ‡ appended to the dates of editions have the following meanings:

°

described in one of the British Museum catalogues.

*

preserved in the India Office.

mentioned in one of the quarterly catalogues of Indian publications.

in my own possession or at least seen by me.

Notes

1 This second volume, printed some years in advance of the others, is meant when the N. al-k̲h̲. is cited in the present survey without mention of the volume-number.

2 K̲h̲iyābān is a maḥallah in Tabrīz (see Mujtahidī Rijāl i Ād̲h̲arbāyjān … p. 7310).

3 The author’s autobiography is given in vol. iii, pp. 505–7 (under Mudarris, M. ʿAlī) and there is a biography by his son, ʿAlī Aṣg̲h̲ar Mudarris, in vol. vi, pp. 2–34. Both are accompanied by portraits.

4 About whom the author says a few words in vol. iii, p. 50630–5072.

5 The imprints are C̲h̲āp-k̲h̲ānah i Saʿdī [Tihrān?] (vol. i), C̲h̲āp-k̲h̲ānah i ʿIlmī (vol. ii, title-page), C̲h̲āp-k̲h̲ānah i S̲h̲irkat i Sihāmī i Ṭabʿ i Kitāb (vol. ii, cover, and vols. iii–v).

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