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Gulistân and Bûstân, 1575/1576, 1630

MS. Laud Or. 241

  • Request
  1. (703) Another copy of Sa'dî's Gulistân, 21st Janury 1630 (fols. 1-155), illuminated frontispiece.
  2. (732) Another copy of Sa'dî's Bûstân, 1575/1576 (155b-163), richly illuminated throughout.


  • Creation: 1575/1576, 1630


163 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Persian


MS. Laud Or. 241


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘B 127’, 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 2375 acquired by the Bodleian Library


10 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom