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Bûstân, Finished 1517

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MS. Laud Or. 87

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Copy of Sa'di's Bûstân with many additions on the margin. The first leaves covered with interlinear explanations in Turkish.

Dates

  • Finished 1517

Extent

153 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Or. 87

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 41’, see Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, p. 14

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 340

For a full descriptions in English, see:Beeston, A. F. L, H. Ethé and E. Sachau, Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (3 vols., Oxford, 1889-1953), no. 731

Custodial History

This copy came into Laud's library in 1633. Manuscript 1724 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Dimensions

6 7/8 in. by 4 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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