Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 102 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection


1 copy of Taʼrīkh-i Shīrshāhī by ʻAbbās Khān Sarvānī, fl. 1579

Title given on fol 1b as the 3rd Ṭabaqah of the Tuḥfah-i Akbarshāhī.

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 88
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):



Neat, small Nastaʻlīq. Some rubrications. ʻAbd al-Razzāq


Origin: 4th Dhū al-Qaʻdah 1196 AH; 10th November 1782 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Sotheby and Co, November 1968.

The collections 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.


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