Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.8.25 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Būstān-i Saʻdī by Saʿdī

This copy is imperfect, beginning with the tenth story of the first book and ending with the sixth line of the گفتار در موعظه و تنبه

Incipit: خورد کاروانی غم بار خویش نسوزد دلش بر خرپشت ریش
Language(s): Persian

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Common Indian paper
Extent: 116 ff.

Hand(s)

Taʻlīq

Decoration

Rubrication

Additions:

At page 19 a piece of paper containing Chinese characters has been inserted

History

Origin: undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Written on the last leaf This bought at ye sign of S. Peter & Paul in Little Britain

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on "E. G. Browne: A supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1922", and "E.H. Palmer A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge, London 1870".

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card. (For admissions procedures contact Wren Library Admissions). Contact wren.library@trin.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.


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