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Gulistan, Finished 21st January 1630

MS. Laud Or. 171

  • Request

Another copy of Sa'dî's Gulistân.


  • Creation: Finished 21st January 1630


66 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Persian
  • Arabic


MS. Laud Or. 171


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘B 94’, 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

Custodial History

Manuscript 1733 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

Illuminated frontispiece


10 x 5 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom