Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 161 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

1 copy of Baḥr-i mawwāj by Dawlatābādī, Aḥmad ibn ʻUmar, -1445 or 1446

Part of a commentary on the Qur'an, from Q.3:165 - end of Q.6.

Incipit: قل هو من عند أنفسكم
Colophon:
Language(s): Persian

References

Storey, I, p.10, no.16.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 323
Dimensions (leaf): 26.2 × 16 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Old Indian Taʻlīq

Binding

Dark red Oriental leather, with olive green floral insets and Mughal floral design, pasted on modern dark leather and respined (Antony Wesley Bookbinders, 1973).

History

Origin: n.d. [15th century] CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Sotheby and Co., 25th November 1968.

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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