Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 67 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

1 copy of Ruqʻāt-i Amān Allāh Ḥusaynī by Amān Allāh Khānah-zād Khān‏

Incipit: حمد وافر مر خدايرا

Short examples of elegant personal correspondence.

Language(s): Persian

References

Storey III, pt. 2, No. 450.
E.I.O, 1763(7), 2934.
Rieu, 877.
Bahar, 270(2).
Pertsch, 129.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 32
Dimensions (leaf): 21.7 × 15.1 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Taʻlīq - Shikastah-āmīz

Binding

Cloth and boards.

History

Origin: 15th Shaʻbān 1214 AH; 12th January 1800 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Seals of Muḥammad Khān, 1226/1811-12, and Aḥmad Ḥusayn, 1282/1865-66.

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.

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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