Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 193 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

Volume 2 of a copy of Mirʼāt al-ʻālam.

Incipit: آرايش پنجم در ذکر شلاطین دهلی

Text breaks off towards end of Book VII.

For Volume 1, see MS. S. Digby Or. 192.

Language(s): Persian

References

Persian Literature: a bio-bibliographical survey C. A. Storey 1927–39 I.1 p.133

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf): 23.0 × 16.0 cm.
Dimensions (written): 17.5 × 8 cm.

Layout

9

1 column of 17 lines per page.

Hand(s)

Shikastah.

Binding

Quarter-bound in maroon leather and black cloth. Gold bands on spine with words 'MIR'ĀTU'L-'ĀLAM VOL. II' blocked in gold.

History

Origin:

Undated.

Provenance and Acquisition

A. H. Harley, Calcutta, 1930.

Ex libris A. H. Harley.

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

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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