Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 190 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

1 copy of Siḥr al-bayān by Mīr Ghulām Ḥasan Dihlavī

Title: Siḥr al-bayān
Title: سحر البيان

Includes 40 illustrations in a 'vigorous folk style'.

Language(s): Urdu

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 72 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 23.0 × 15.3 cm.
Dimensions (written): 20.0 × 10.7 cm.

Layout

15

Hand(s)

Shikastah

Binding

History

Origin: Undated (12th century?). AH; Undated (18th century?). CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collection of Mr. Simon Digby.

Donated to the Bodleian Libraries by the Trustees of the Simon Digby Memorial Charity, April 2015.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on handlist of Simon Digby with additional enhancements by the Fihrist team.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions). Contact specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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