Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 818 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Sharḥ-i Būstān-i Shaykh Saʻdī by Hānsavī, ʻAbd al-Vāsiʻ

Physical Description

Form: codex
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The first part copied by Muḥammad ʻAlī محمد علی ; the second part copied by Muḥammad ʻAqīl محمد عقيل .


Origin: 1211 AH; 1796 CE

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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