Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 47 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection


1 copy of Ḥusn u ʻIshq by Ḥusām al-Dīn Ḥusāmī ibn Sayyid Akram

Incipit: بیا ای خامه بسم الله چو تدبیر که چون آید بگوی چون به تحریر

Contains 5 illustrations.

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 120
Dimensions (leaf): 21 × 12.9 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Nastaʻlīq Muḥammad Ṭāhir


Origin: 13th Rabīʻ I 1151 AH; 31st July 1738 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

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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