Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 48 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of A Persian Translation of the Singhāsan Battisi or the "Thirty-two Tales of the Throne"
Incipit: نگارندۀ صور بیچونی و طرازندۀ اشباه بی نمونی
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 144
Dimensions (leaf): 24.9 × 14.3 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Red leather.


Origin: Muḥarram 1143 AH; July 1730 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bookplate of Thos. Marriott.

Sale of Phillips Son and Neale, April 1966.

The collection 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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