Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 43 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

1 copy of Dīvān-i-Ummīd

Ghazalīyāt, Fardīyāt, Mukhammas, and Rubāʻīyāt.

Incipit: سراسر همه چو مهر و ماه گردیدم دنیا را ندارد منزلاسایشی دیدیم دنیارا
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff.40
Dimensions (leaf): 22.6 × 14 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq small shikasta on field of page and around margins; brownish Indian paper

Binding

Half leather.

History

Origin: c. 1713-1720 (within lifetime of author). CE

Provenance and Acquisition

A. H. Harley; seal of (Navvāb)Muḥtaram Jang 1246/1830

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.

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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