Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 2628 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Būstān-i Shaykh Saʻdī-i Shīrāzī by Saʻdī

Physical Description

Form: other
Dimensions (leaf):
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Additions: \An English translation of the history of Abraham and the old fire-worshipper and some emmendations of the text are prefixed to the manuscript/


Origin: Undated, probably 12th century AH; Undated, probably 18th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated by Professor W. Wright in no date.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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