Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 14340 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Gulistān by Saʻdī

Title: Gulistān

The classic in mixed prose and verse by Saʼdī, d. 691/1292

Calligraphic copy

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 67.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 155 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 22 × 14 cm.


Origin: Khurasan; 9th or 10th century AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998


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