Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 23 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

1 copy of Riyāz̤ al-siyāḥah by Shīrvānī, Zayn al-ʻĀbidīn, 1780-1837 or 1838

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff.431
Dimensions (leaf): 32 × 23 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Coarse Taʻlīq; rubrics; European paper, apparently of varying age and marks, some watermarked autograph

Binding

Oriental black leather binding

History

Origin: 1242 AH; 1827 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Sotheby’s, London 11 July 1966

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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