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Gulistan, etc., c. 1479-1488

MS. Laud Or. 77

  • Request
  1. (635) A short fragment of the Bulbulnâma (fols. 60b-62b), the last page is a little injured.
  2. (699) A copy of Sa'dî's Gulistân, finished by Shaikh Muhammad bin Shaikh Isma'îl, 16th June 1488 (fols. 1-60).
  3. (786) A mathnawî, called Jâm-i-Jam, finished 5th September 1479 (fols. 63-187), the first leaves are very much damaged.


  • Creation: c. 1479-1488


187 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Persian


MS. Laud Or. 77


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘B 46’, 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

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Custodial History

Manuscript 2191 acquired by the Bodleian Library


7 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.

Repository Details

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