Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pers. d. 43 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Gulistān by Saʻdī

Title: Gulistān
Language(s): Persian


BP 2585

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 162 ff.



Nastaʻlīq. Copied by ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz


Origin: Ṣafar 1050 AH; May-June 1640 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Miss Marion Winter (1919)

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


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