Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 174 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection

Contents

A copy of the Gulistān of Shaykh Saʻdī.

Title: Gulistān
Language(s): Persian

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 93

Layout

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq in a European hand.

Binding

History

Origin: Undated. Copied from a copy dated Rajab 1052/October 1642.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Miscellanei M.S. in folio, no. 68].

The Library of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh, d. 1713.

The Marsh bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1714.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on: Beeston, A. F. L. (Alfred Felix Landon); Ethé, Hermann, 1844-1917.; Sachau, Eduard, 1845-1930; Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford; at the Clarendon Press 1889-1953

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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