R.13.107 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)
1 copy of Gulistān-i Saʻdī by Shaykh Saʻdī
Extent: 153 ff.
Beautifully written Indian taʻlīq.
- f. 72v Illustration One: Story of the two dervishes.
- f. 88v Illustration Two: Story of the young athlete who offended the boatmen and got into trouble.
- f. 106v Illustration Three: Saʻdī, when tired and oppressed with heat, relieved by a beautiful girl.
- f. 134r Illustration Four: Saʻdī and a friend coming to blows over a philosophical question.
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'.
Funding of Cataloguing
Trinity College Cambridge