Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 57 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection


1 copy of Dīvān-i ʻUrfī

Incipit: ای متاع درد در بازار جان انداخته گوهر هر سود در جیب زیان انداخته

Qaṣāʼid with commentary.

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 103
Dimensions (leaf): 27.2 × 17.6 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Cloth and board.


Origin: Sodhra (?); 26th Shaʻbān 1114 AH; 15th january 1703 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

A. H. Harley.

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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