Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Hertford 32 (Hertford College Library, Hertford College, University of Oxford)

Oriental Manuscripts


A copy of the Dīvān of Nāṣiḥ.

Language(s): Persian
Incipit: هزار شكر كه بعد از طواف بيت الله // بنور روضۀ پیغمبرم فتاد نگاه


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 115
Dimensions (leaf): 229 × 130 mm.


Two columns. 12 lines per page. 135 × 70 mm.


Script: Small Nastaʿlīq.


No decoration.


19th-century Library binding of tan leather over boards. Spine has 7 bands.


Origin: Undated.

Provenance and Acquisition

Seal of Ṣadr-i Jahān, A.H. 1167 = 1753-54.

Stamp of Claud Martin, d. 1800.

Ex libris Colleg. Hertf. apud Oxon.

The Hertford College Manuscripts are on long-term deposit with the Bodleian Library.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on: Beeston, A. F. L. (Alfred Felix Landon); Ethé, Hermann, 1844-1917.; Sachau, Eduard, 1845-1930; Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford; at the Clarendon Press 1889-1953


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Funding of Cataloguing

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation


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