Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 165 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

1 copy of Miftāḥ al-jinān by Muḥammad Mujīr Wajīh Adīb

Incipit: حمد و ثناء بي عد مر خالق و رازق و صمد را . . . و بعد مى کوید بندۀ ضعیف کناه کار امیدوار برحمت بروردکار
Explicit: پنجم انکه حج نیارد و تاسف نکند مکر ان فوت حج والله اعلم بالصواب
Colophon: تمت الکتاب بعون الملک الوهاب مفتاح الجنان ٮم ٮم ٮم

A Ṣūfī manual of devotions and instruction. The author was a disciple of Shaykh Nayyir al-Dīn of Dehli (d. 757/1356-1357).

Badly wormed at beginning and some throughout. Water staining.

Language(s): Persian

References

Rieu, I, 40.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. ii + 274 + ii
Dimensions (leaf): 22.8 × 14.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 18.4 × 11.4 in.

Layout

1.0

Hand(s)

Naskh

Binding

Quarter bound in tan leather, green marbled boards.

History

Origin: Gulbarge, Deccan.?; n.d. [8th century] AH; n.d. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Christie's sale, London, 4th July 1985, lot. 125.

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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