Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 25 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Majmaʻ al-nafāʼis by Ārzū, Sirāj al-Dīn ʻAlī Khān, approximately 1689-1756
Incipit: حمد صانعى كه زبان قلم و قلم زبان بتحرير
Language(s): Persian

References

Storey I, No. 1149, p. 839.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 466
Dimensions (leaf): 30.2 × 22 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq (ranging from fine to coarse); rubrics; yellow jadval Mīr Luṭf ʻAlī al-Ḥusaynī, of the Pasgana of Nasībshāhī (?)

Binding

half leather (name of S. Khudā Bakhsh)

History

Origin: 8th Muḥarram 1193 AH; 26th January 1779 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

A.H. Harley; S. Khudā Bakhsh, 1924

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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