Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 127 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

1 copy of Angrīznāmah by Unknown

Author: Unknown

A mathnavī describing the campaign of Warren Hastings against the Mahārāja Chait Singh of Benares in 1781.

Defective at beginning.

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 372+xxxvii
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Large, coarse Nastaʻlīq

History

Origin: Undated [Late 18th century]. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Sir Thomas Phillipps Collection, MS. no. 3077.

Sotheby and Co., November 1968, Lot. 150.

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.

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC

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