Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 172 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection


1 copy of Kullīyāt by Saʻdī

Title: Kullīyāt
Colophon: تمت الكتاب بعون الملك الوهاب تمام شد ديوان حضرت شيخ العارفين وافصح المتكلمين شيخ مصلح الدين سعدى شيرازى عليه الرحمه والمغفره مشقه العبد شاه محمود النيساپوری . . . الثانى سنه ۹٣۶
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 369
Dimensions (leaf): 21.1 × 11.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 15.6 × 8.3 in.



Fine Nastaʻlīq Shāh Maḥmūd al-Naysāpūrī


Quarter bound in tan leather and black. Label on spine reads Kullīyāt-i Saʿdī


Origin: [Rabīʻ] II 936 AH; December 1529 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

ex libris A.H. Harley.

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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